Love is like an uncontrollable thermostat One minute it is hot like coffee. One minute it is cold like snow Throughout life you will have to tweak Turning that thermostat up and down .....
Factors to consider when sitting down to write your first novel. When I was very young, I was lucky enough to have a school visit from Michael Rosen. He said something that will stick with me for the rest of my life. To be able to write fiction of any type you need to imagine the story in your head like a movie and then write what you see. It was the first time I realised, that I could write a novel. I could see the characters and action in stories as clear as if I was watching it on a TV screen.
I may not have felt you grow in me I may not have felt you kick inside I feel you when you are happy I feel you when you are sad You look like me You behave like me You are the very best of me Genetics are irrelevant, you are my daughter
Placing you against my ear I listen to far of shores collide As a child, you transported me to lands foreign With you, beside me, I was a traveller Keeping you beside me, kept me safe When life was bad, I travelled through you Back to those foreign shores Now I look for … Continue reading Faraway Shores – Poetry