In the flesh, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, it’s ‘renege’ in 49 words. You can read Sammi’s full blog post by clicking on this link: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/09/17/weekend-writing-prompt-277-renege/ In the flesh My autumnal body appears to have second thoughts about it all. I can sense the endless ruminations. The rumble of mulling over, notContinue reading “In the flesh, by Britta Benson”

Eczema, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the prompt word is ‘bandage’ with a word count of 61. https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/09/10/weekend-writing-prompt-276-bandage/ It brought back memories of my son’s early childhood. He suffered from severe childhood eczema and it took us over a decade to ‘kind of’ get to grips with it. Eczema We’dContinue reading “Eczema, by Britta Benson”

Avian lifestyle advice for earthbound mammals, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the word is ‘Avian’, with a word count of 29 (https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/09/03/weekend-writing-prompt-275-avian/) 29? Quite enough. Avian lifestyle advice for earthbound mammals Let heavy minds become volitant. With a little help, they will soar. Allow hearts purposeless flutters. This will strengthen all wings. Imagination defies gravity.Continue reading “Avian lifestyle advice for earthbound mammals, by Britta Benson”

El Real Alcázar de Sevilla, by Britta Benson

This week, Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing prompt is ‘Alcazar’, with a word count of 76. (https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/08/20/weekend-writing-prompt-273-alcazar/). I instantly knew what I wanted to write about! My first trip to Andalucia in 1999, my very first encounter with this type of architecture and beauty. I was mesmerized. It really did feel as though I was putContinue reading “El Real Alcázar de Sevilla, by Britta Benson”

Dazzling, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the word is ‘dazzling’ with a word count of 53. (https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/08/13/weekend-writing-prompt-272-dazzling/) Dazzling… … when you’re looking so hard for words, far and wide, all encompassing, complicated, yet oh so simple, to speak that truth from deepest within that you know is there but cannotContinue reading “Dazzling, by Britta Benson”

Sibilance song, by Britta Benson

I like Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompts. Especially the ones with a very low word count. This week, the prompt is ‘Sibilance’ with a word count of a measly 28. Just what I was after… Here’s the link to the full blog post: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/08/06/weekend-writing-prompt-271-sibilance/ And here’s my take on it: Sibilance Song Hearts of grass,Continue reading “Sibilance song, by Britta Benson”

Variations of Dad, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week: ‘Variation’ in 67 words. (https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/07/23/weekend-writing-prompt-269-variation/) Variations of Dad Sorting his legs in the morning. Left. Right. Almost familiar. Eating toast that looks like yesterday’s but isn’t. Coffee, three sweeteners. Always. Five tablets. A daily rainbow, the same in all its difference. Counting steps. NumbersContinue reading “Variations of Dad, by Britta Benson”

Return, by Britta Benson

This week, Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt is ‘Return’ with a word count of 31. Here’s the link to the full blog post: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/07/09/weekend-writing-prompt-267-return/ I have returned to my childhood home in Germany for a month. Return, really resonated with me. Here’s my poem: Return Return… why would we? Hearts, homes, destinations transform. Joy, sock,Continue reading “Return, by Britta Benson”

To a friend, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt. This week, the prompt word is ‘flippant’ with a word count of 74. You can read the full post here: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/07/02/weekend-writing-prompt-266-flippant/ There’s a story to this piece. When I read the prompt word ‘flippant’, I immediately thought of an old school friend who flippantly suggested, that ifContinue reading “To a friend, by Britta Benson”

Bubble or human, by Britta Benson

Here’s my response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Challenge. This week, the prompt is ‘brevity’, in twelve words. You can read her full blog post here: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/06/25/weekend-writing-prompt-265-brevity/ Somehow this made me think of the life expectancy of bubbles… and humans. Similar, although admittedly not quite the same. Bubble or human Life. Brave story of iridescentContinue reading “Bubble or human, by Britta Benson”

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