So there I was, I had arrived at U And not a one could my poor brain unearth! With my head so empty, ’twas just untrue I turned to the ol’ online universe, Which, turns out, should not be underrated If, like me, you feel quite uninspired; In came my Us, some quite unexpected But none of the Us were undesired! Umbrella, U-bend, University, Urgent, Underneath, Unto and Useful! Upon, Unit, Utterly-Butterly, Unicorn, Urban and Unicycle! So if your brain is unavailable Ask away – Twitter’s unbelievable!
I’ve managed to fail at doing any Creative Writing Ink exercises for the last couple of weeks, but I really wanted to do this one, not just because of the stunning image, but because it brought back so many memories of a recent skiing holiday. There is nothing quite like being so high up that your view of the world is such that you could almost be looking at another planet, it’s that breathtaking. Up Here Alone, up here, with the world far below, I gaze in wonder at the endless sky. To experience this! So few must know how
The other day I stumbled across Creative Writing Ink so thought I’d give their weekly exercises a go as it seemed a fun way to ease myself back into writing after so many years off. For my first go I thought I’d give a sonnet a whirl, and here it is, along with the photo that inspired it: Street in Winter All is quiet and still this winter morn, a gentle mist caresses the chimneys. Pavements, normally busy, lie forlorn; not a sound bar the rustling of the trees. The snow falling softly toward the street; two bikes, abandoned, against a