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”

When a tree falls, by Britta Benson

This poem was inspired by a prompt on ‘The Procrastinators’ blog (https://theprocrastinators58220236.wordpress.com/2022/05/01/sunday-writing-prompts-picture-prompts/), a Chinese proverb: ‘When a tree falls, the shadow flies’. Somehow this saying instantly resonated with me. Here’s my response. When a tree falls When a tree falls, the shadow flies. Shadows don’t like being disturbed. Especially not like that. All the noise,Continue reading “When a tree falls, by Britta Benson”

New, by Britta Benson

New New dawn. New adventures. Departures. Change. Starting over, perhaps? I want new. I don’t want new. Bit of a conundrum. What do I want? New, but not too scary. Not too boring either. Moderately exciting? I’m hard to please, when it comes to new. It was a different story twenty years ago. I couldn’tContinue reading “New, by Britta Benson”

Imaginary friend!, by Britta Benson

This poem is my response to The Procrastinators ‘Sunday Writing Prompts’ by Gail Henderson. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/114832769/posts/3843508961 I’m not an expert on imaginary friends. I reckon my poem will explain why. Imaginary friend! I’ve always wanted one. Turns out, it’s not that simple and friendship not a unilateral decision. Perhaps mine just doesn’t care for my company.Continue reading “Imaginary friend!, by Britta Benson”

February, by Britta Benson

Today’s poem is a direct response to Sammi Cox’s Weekend Writing Prompt. The challenge: write a poem or piece of prose in exactly 42 words, inspired by ‘Flummox’ https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/20204174/posts/3812876893. Here’s my little piece. I gave it the title February, which is word number 43 and completely optional… February Thunder and lightening, snow, sleet, slush, mush,Continue reading “February, by Britta Benson”

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