Time, by Britta Benson

A poem about time… I wrote this during a creative writing workshop this morning. I’m still in London, and I think the city percolated a little into my text. Here goes: Time With all our clicks and clacks, tick and tock, between wood and rocks, brick, river, roads, soul and bones, we become passing placesContinue reading “Time, by Britta Benson”

Wasting time, by Britta Benson

Just a tiny poem today. Wouldn’t want to waste your time… Here’s my response to Brian Vos’s Weekly Poetry Prompt. This week: ‘Wasted Time’. Here’s the link to the full blog post: https://brianvos.com/2022/06/17/time-wasted-your-weekly-poetry-prompt/ How to waste time I like wasting time wanting, wishing, waiting. I could waste my time not wanting, not wishing, not waiting.Continue reading “Wasting time, by Britta Benson”

Time, a collective poem

David, http://www.skepticskaddish.com, chose my poem ‘Decision Time’ as prompt poem for this week’s W3 challenge. As a result, many supremely talented poets have used my poem and my guideline – to write a response of up to ten lines about the theme of time – as inspiration. Here’s the link to David’s post, where youContinue reading “Time, a collective poem”

This is the time of year, by Britta Benson

I’ve got a gardening poem for you today, bit of a trip down memory lane. Then and now, life in all its layers. Sometimes it feels like time, too is layered, not linear. This is the time of year This is the time of year my dad would gather seed catalogues on our coffee table,Continue reading “This is the time of year, by Britta Benson”

Easier time, by Britta Benson

I’m working on a contribution about the theme of ‘time’ right now. Here’s a poem I wrote over the last couple of days. Not entirely sure it’s done, but I like it. Constructive feedback more than welcome. Easier time Easier time withdrew into the curl of a fist with seedlike patience. Sooner, soon, roots andContinue reading “Easier time, by Britta Benson”

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