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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #9 – The Weavers

The optional prompt for Day 9 of NaPoWriMo was to write a visual poem or a calligram, where the words are arranged in a specific shape or image. I didn’t quite go in that direction but wrote a poem inspired … Continue reading

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Our first President came up with some good quotes too!

The first President of Ireland. Douglas Hyde was born on this day January 17 in 1860. This is one of my favourite quotes, a truth of which I am constantly reminded. “Every crag and gnarled tree and lonely valley has its … Continue reading

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Daily Post Photo Challenge: Between

This week’s theme for the Daily Post Photo Challenge is ‘Between’ This photo was taken at Ardnamona Woods near Donegal Town. It was a damp Sunday afternoon towards the end of winter but we really wanted to get out of the … Continue reading

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At Eas a’Ranca on a Summer Evening

I was working on this poem on the computer when my daughter said: “Look, the waterfall we went to is on the telly.” It’s not somewhere you would usually see on TV, so it was quite a coincidence. I think … Continue reading

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On The Move – Weekly Photo Challenge on WordPress

The theme of this week’s challenge for the Daily Post on WordPress is ‘On the move’ To find out how to get involved or to view other contributions, click here

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DP Weekly Photo Challenge – Letters

The current theme for Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge is to post photographs which contain letters     

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April A to Z: A haiku a day for 26 days – S for Sea

Today’s letter is S, so below are photos and haiku relating to the Sea   sea links continents and holds much of our earth’s life love it care for it  

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April A to Z: A haiku a day for 26 days – L for Lakes and Legends

Today’s letter is L. I was trying to decide between lakes and legends when I realised how often the two things go together. To see what other participants are doing with the A to Z Challenge, click here   Lakes … Continue reading

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April A to Z: A haiku a day for 26 days – K for Kite

Today’s letter in the April A to Z Challenge is K. I have chosen to write haiku with photographs but each participant is interpreting the challenge in their own way. kites soar on shoreline breeze and for a time we … Continue reading

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April A to Z: A haiku a day for 26 days

Today’s letter in the challenge is G, so I have chosen Gates. To see how other bloggers are responding to the A to Z challenge, click here Open gates to paths that lead you forward and close those that pull … Continue reading

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