The last one is a little fun exercise to wind down …Common symbols everyone understands. Red stands for anger, blood, and violence. The cross stands for martyrdom and sacrifice. Skulls and stand for death.I would like you to write a short piece about one of these symbols but adding a twist to make it interestingI … Continue reading Creative writing group online 3/7/20 – poetry exercise
ASTROLOGY LeoJuly 23 - August 22Enthusiastic, proud and arrogant Now write a piece from the perceptive of your symbol? How do you look?, smell, move and behave?it can be a metaphor (A metaphor is a figure of speech that describes an object or action in a way that isn’t literally true, but helps explain an … Continue reading Creative writing group online 3/7/20 – prose exercise
I'm back after a break. Writing poems is helping me get through lockdown. 'Lockdown'
'Reflect on times'
'to soothe her soul'
'Caressing the water'
'Recently I have been contemplating returning to The Open University.'
'Stand tall and weather the storm'
In my creative writing group on Friday 24th January 2020 we read a poem by the vietnamese poet Ocean Vuong called ' Essay on Craft'. The poem is about his poetry which is his craft. We were then given the task of writing a task based on a line from the poem; 'building a cage' … Continue reading New poem: ‘Building a cage’