Day: 07/11/2014

Faith Unlocked’s Friday Haiku – Return to the Fold

Ronovan Writes Haiku Prompt Badge Autumn 2014

Written following this week’s Haiku Challenge on RonovanWrites – “Focus and Stray”

We are all stray sheep –
Focus on the Good Shepherd,
Return to the fold

The Treasure Special

This flash fiction short story was written on sister blog More Than Dreamt Of for Flash! Friday Weekly Event 2-48.

More Than Dreamt Of

Written for today’s Flash! Friday challenge, prompted by this photograph, to include reference to ‘treasure.

Chef at the Trans-Siberian rail wall, between Moscow and Khabarovsk. CC 2.0 photo by Leidolv Magelssen. Chef at the Trans-Siberian rail wall, between Moscow and Khabarovsk. CC 2.0 photo by Leidolv Magelssen.

The Treasure Special I stepped up into the first carriage, but many on the platform didn’t seem to realise that the train had arrived. “Leave your baggage behind, ” the Conductor suggested with a smile, “I’ll stow it for you, no trouble. This end is full, but head through and you’ll find plenty of room further back.” “Thanks.” “Thank you, Sir . . . and welcome to the Treasure Special”. The murmur of contented travellers enjoying the warmth and light, sharply contrasted with the cold dull platform. At Compartment 3, I was confused to be greeted once again by the Conductor. “How did you . . . .?” “Oh,” he smiled, “I’ve known my way around this train all…

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#FF @PoppyLegion ‘Follow Friday’ Haiku – #WeShallRememberThem

'Poppy Fields' by Christine Speck

‘Poppy Fields’ by Christine Speck

Let we who live on,
Commemorate the fallen –
Honour their courage

Care for their loved ones
Stand by vet’rans who return –
Make a better world

dedicated to the men and women of the armed forces, who have defended us so bravely, in anticipation of the UK’s remembrance Sunday on 9th November, and Armistice Day on 11th November

Reblog: If I was given a paper to write a love letter to God

A new blogger whose writing you may enjoy.

dela the inker

“If I was given a paper to write a love letter to God (just thinking) “

If I was given a paper,
To write a love letter to my Creator,
I’d be buried for a long while in silence,
Cos the subject is too deep a matter

If I was given a paper,
To write a love letter to my Creator,
I’d wash my hands thoroughly with soap and  water,
To ensure that it came out neat and proper.

If I was given a paper,
To write a love letter to my Creator,
I’d write when it’s late in the night,
Cos in darkness I’d appreciate better that he’s light.

If I was given a paper,
To write a love letter to my Creator,
I’d start when I’m thirsty,
So like the deer; my heart would long after his everlasting water!

If I was given a paper,
To write a…

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