Tag: Creative writing

In a Nutshell – Naomi’s Room by Jonathan Aycliffe

HOLY S*** SNACKS. That was honestly the creepiest book I have read in a long time. I don’t know why but the haunted house trope always gets me right in the anxiety. But this? This was like a haunted house story but amped up by a thousand. So so insanely

In a Nutshell – Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge

‘You remind me of a little girl I knew years ago. One day, all of a sudden, her head fell off. It was very sad.’ – a line I read about five times because it kept making me chuckle. Cuckoo Song had a definite Miss Peregrine’s vibe to it; which

In a Nutshell – Others by James Herbert

Hope you’re all having a wonderful Sunday. I’m still sat in my PJs at 11:45am and it’s glorious. So here’s something a bit different for you guys; something that I’d like your opinion on. I’ve been writing short and to the point book reviews on Goodreads for AGES now. I

Adapt

The birds that sing overhead Insects scuttle underfoot Fish in the waves, riverbeds too The life that lives where it can. Adaptable, making the most of it They find a way to thrive Not all but some it must be known Do proudly soldier on. Humans as well do this

Freestyle #2

We see the world the way we want Rose-tinted glasses or the skeptics shades Optimist, pessimist and realist alike Perceive and analyse, fitting their views Good or evil, grey area morals Ethics for some but foreign to others Perhaps our realities aren’t the same Parallel but never to entwine Marching

Bring the right thing

Some people bring the sunshine Others bring the rain Some people bring both at once The joy and the pain Some people want what’s best For you and all their kin Others only see themselves Their selfishness kicks in What is it that you bring To other people’s lives Sunshine

Clouds of Cotton Wool

Sublime sunshine Clouds of cotton wool Glorious brightness It’s all so wonderful Streaming through glass Lights up my day Even when sofa-bound It comes to say hey Colours of blue Green of the grass Beautiful weather Let’s hope it won’t pass

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