AWOL Week 22 Responses

AWOL Week 22 Responses The prompt was a poem by Martha Sprackland titled ‘Dooms’, about a man struck seven times by lightning. And the subject for the exercise was, of course, lightning… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ One in a Million   by Jodie Glass One in a Million   so many words translated into 7,099 languages hello, hallo, salve, … Continue reading AWOL Week 22 Responses

AWOL Week #20 Responses

Our exercise this week is titled:  If I Could Write Like ****** Based on the poem by Laura Scott titled ‘If I could write like Tolstoy’. https://poetrysociety.org.uk/poems/if-i-could-write-like-tolstoy/ It’s got lots of Tolstoy novel details in it, which I don’t understand but I enjoyed the poem. All you need to do is replace ’Tolstoy’ with any … Continue reading AWOL Week #20 Responses

Highlighted Writer for Week #18 is Jodie Glass with ‘My still weak heart (a letter to a new born)’

Our Highlighted Writer for the week is Jodie Glass for her moving poem to her new nephew titled ‘My still weak heart’. It’s the sort of poem that will be treasured by the family for years to come. I particularly enjoyed the way she totally ignored my instructions on what to write and did her … Continue reading Highlighted Writer for Week #18 is Jodie Glass with ‘My still weak heart (a letter to a new born)’

AWOL Week #18 Responses

Exercise: Write a piece responding to an excerpt from Finnegan’s Wake by James Joyce. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thumptrilly, or Fields of Daisies by Peter Marshall Thumptrilly, or Fields of Daisies When at last the thumptrilly fell flighterned through the sky she had the notion it would end up in my peach pie. Quite where that idea … Continue reading AWOL Week #18 Responses