Category: Wednesday Writings

Wednesday Writings – Life Goes On

Life Goes On – by Lorraine Florence Ellis (Flo) The jokes were lewd, the laughter raucous, cigarette smoke hung in smoggy tendrils. Jack stared into his pint glass, his shoulders were hunched his breathing laboured. He glanced around the crowded pub which had been his local for as […]

Wednesday Writings – Combine Harvester

COMBINE HARVESTER by David Osgerby The field mouse is an endangered species. it lives in fields, and is especially fond of fields of wheat, barley and rye. Each harvest heralds field mouse Armageddon, as a vast machine of obscenely disproportionate size scythes through these minute creatures, reducing them […]

Wednesday Writings – STUBBLE

STUBBLE by David Osgerby The harvest home, only stubble now remains. The wheat is in, and farmers give thanks for clement weather. The last harvester has inched its way down narrow country lanes, as the landscape holds its breath, and waits for tractors towing serried ranks of patient […]

Wednesday Writings – Mood Changes

Mood Changes – By Jo Gardner Head in turmoil Every-thing is black Need a release Found a blade Blood oozes Sense of relief ——————————————— Out of the blue The laughter of child Mellows the mood From black to gold Despair and hope so closely linked Nothing beats the […]

Wednesday Writings – Sounds

Sounds – by David Thompson Beeching`s decimation of the rail, Has left a leafy woodland trail, Once a branch line to the sticks, Took folks to With for two and six, That passes close beside our home, A rustic byway free to roam, From dog walking and country […]

Wednesday Writings – Washing Day

Washing Day – Lorraine Florence Ellis (Flo) Monday is washing day. She will never forget Mondays and the endless lines of billowing washing stretching the full length of the terrace. The gossip and chit-chat beneath the tall slanting clothes props and the shouts of laughter from the turban headed […]

Wednesday Writings – The Snail

The snail by Cheryl Ellis Remember when you stand on a snail, You may regret it for the rest of your life. Think about that snail’s family, Its Mum, its son, or perhaps its wife. Snails have feelings too. They want love hope and romance. So remember whoever you […]