Writing 201, Assignment 6: Ballad – Mama, Papa (Heroes)

    The weekend served as a short break from the poetry assignments of Writing 201. I haven't been contorting my imagination in new and interesting ways, and it turns out, I missed it. The week opens with a wonderful new prompt of Heroes. These could be, fictional, real, or even a semi non fictional exaggeration … Continue reading Writing 201, Assignment 6: Ballad – Mama, Papa (Heroes)

Writing 201, Assignment 5: Elegy – Fog

It feels as though assignment 5 of this course has come around fairly quickly. Fortunately I have had a chance to recover from my exertions during assignment 4. Today's prompt is "Fog", as usual the good folks of The Daily Post allow a great deal of creativity with the days theme. The poetic device suggested … Continue reading Writing 201, Assignment 5: Elegy – Fog

Writing 201, Assignment 3: Acrostic – Trust

Another day in the world of WordPress has provided another glorious opportunity to fine tune our art of expression, Writing 201, challenge number 3 is in play. The poetic form we have been given to play with today is "Acrostic", spelling out a word, or words with the first letters of each line of our … Continue reading Writing 201, Assignment 3: Acrostic – Trust

Writing 201, Assignment 2: Limerick – Brooks

Day 1 of writing 201 was the source of intrigue and excitement. Day two is finally here, and it brings with it a very familiar face, the limerick. Today's assignment suggest a prompt and a device to implement. Based on today's brief, I have to make use of alliteration, in a limerick to present a … Continue reading Writing 201, Assignment 2: Limerick – Brooks

Writing 101: Death To Adverbs

Another day another challenge, The title of today's challenge should be self explanatory. I'm required to write today's piece without the use of adverbs. So ill be taking to describing a setting of my choice, bringing it to life and into your minds without the use of adverbs. Sounds interesting enough, hope you enjoy it. I manage to find myself in … Continue reading Writing 101: Death To Adverbs

Writing 101 – Day 6: Music & Lyrics

Her fingers were tipped with magic, they teased at the strings of her guitar, sweetening the air around and stealing me away from my own thoughts. The sun danced to her medleys, her lips, full with passion and grace traced out words to new worlds that lived in song. Her whole body was immersed in … Continue reading Writing 101 – Day 6: Music & Lyrics

Writing 101 – Day Five: Loose leaf of a Lament

A letter! But here?! "...From the Depth of my heart. With Loves Fieriest Passion Karis." Moving sentiments from the strangest face. Pompous paper, with seductive mysteries had broken my stride, penetrated my world on a canvas of concrete, pebbles and dashings of earth. Curiosity won in straight sets. My hast for the convenience stores concessionary … Continue reading Writing 101 – Day Five: Loose leaf of a Lament