Tag Archives: Roger McGough

And how shall it end?

This isn’t morbid, but rather a call to arms, not to allow age to be a barrier. It is from Roger McGough’s great poem of the same name Let me die a youngman’s death not a clean and inbetween the … Continue reading

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Sonnet Saturday (7)

I do hope you continue to enjoy these posts. I certainly enjoy curating them. This week I wanted to do sport; we’ve had Wimbledon (and suck on a sour Murray mint); the Grand Depart has left us with a glow even … Continue reading

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Bone tired (but happy)

June 11, 2014 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about exhaustion. Who is tired and why.  This week’s prompt from Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch contained a surprise treat – like a Kinder chocolate … Continue reading

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Peals of laughter, Pearls of Wisdom

This post is a little indulgent {and the others haven’t been?} because, you see, today is a good day to reflect a little {’bout time, if you ask me} on what makes the human condition worthwhile. It’s not stuff ‘n … Continue reading

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