Here’s my response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt on http://www.brianvos.com (https://brianvos.com/2022/04/15/lines-to-get-started-your-weekly-poetry-prompt/). This week’s challenge: Use the following lines as opening lines for a poem or write whatever comes to mind. Brian’s lines: ‘Though captains come and go,the ships can still sail on.Though ships have found the bottom,the destinations are not gone.’ Here’s what IContinue reading “Lines to get started, by Britta Benson”
Here is my response to Brian Vos’ Weekly Writing Prompt (www.brianvos.com). Theme this week: Where the mind dwells. (https://brianvos.com/2022/04/01/where-the-mind-dwells-your-weekly-poetry-prompt/) My mind often dwells on words. Random words I simply like the sound of. So here are four of my favourite words along with little musings of my mind… Enjoy! Where the mind dwells Cashew. MoreContinue reading “Where the mind dwells, by Britta Benson”
This poem is my response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt on http://www.brianvos.com. This week’s theme: Two sides of loss. Here’s the link to his page: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3910516669 It got me thinking about the time, two and a half years ago, when my mum died. A few months after her death, I helped my dad clearingContinue reading “The other side of loss, by Britta Benson”
I wrote this poem today in response to Brian Vos’s weekly poetry prompt (www.brianvos.com). This week: Disturbing – Not disturbed. Here’s the link: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3896330399 Not sure if I stuck to the script, but this is what the prompts inspired. Am I home yet? My camping chair follows the sun, heliotropes, we, orientation for beginners. FrontContinue reading “Am I home yet? by Britta Benson”
Here’s my response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt on http://www.brianvos.com This week’s challenge: a poem about spaces. Here’s the link to his blog post: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3882290572 And here’s what I made of it.
This poem is a direct response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt, https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3853802174. I have only come across his website a few weeks ago, but I’m hooked. Come Friday, I’m ready for whatever prompt there is. This week’s challenge: a title that delivers. I hope I’ve done it justice. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Took meContinue reading “De profundis, by Britta Benson”
This poem is a direct response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3839475648. I thoroughly enjoy his weekly challenges. This week, ‘Random Entry’, the challenge is to simply start with an object and a scene and then see where it takes you. I had a wee look through an old notebook and came across thoughtsContinue reading “A walk on fine lines, by Britta Benson”
Today’s poem was inspired by Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt, https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/107936767/posts/3825208952. This week, the challenge was to write a poem consisting of paired opposites. I thought about the challenge for a couple of days and then came up with this little piece. Enjoy! Tuning into the day Feet on the ground. Feet on branches, fenceContinue reading “Tuning into the day, by Britta Benson”