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My heart is glad as I sail the seas / Travelling onward with the breeze / Salty air and ship mates rare / A mast in place of trees / In sea…

WHEN WE CONTRIBUTE TO LOVE BULLETS

ARE OUR EMOTIONS / E NOTIONS?

a nursery rhyme for the grown ups that are kids a…

Prepare an ark for rainy days said God to Noah You’ll not need wellies or Mac coz I’ll shut the door / So Noah’s family rolled up their sle…

secret love

Ripples in a pool / Skimming stones across a lake / Message in a bottle / How my heart does ache / For you never knew / How much i longed f…

an old rhyme

‘They call it the scissors because two people start one each end searching as they go and meet in the middle to compare notes and any findi…

the ship of life

The ship in which we sail / Our ship of life and love / Is tossed by stormy seas / And winds that blow above. / The rain it lashes down /…

not a love bullet i think — thinking bec…

i think therefore i am [supposed to ‘be’] / i ‘do’ because i am able / i am able because i have been enabled / does…

TEMPER TEMPER

The post arrived late and we noted Bob was eager to receive a smallish parcel. With some restraint and even a little reverence he removed …

THE CLOAK old but new to some please read the asi…

Around the edge of the cloak: / The person that is me existed in God’s love before i was born my life is like a cloak of black velvet to be…

One side of a skype conversation; the question fr…

THE ANSWER / Well for goodness sake where do we start? / Those fwd messages? / Nothing less than corrupt bribery; the begging e mails, th…

‘The journey’

Over the moon / Under the sun / Way out to sea / Journey begun / Face now the challenge /…

no need for beating others …. rather

be at one with them

beat that

beat that / eggs for breakfast / carpet to get the dust out / run/swim/ faster to win / child …it’s called abuse / air into th…
PERSPECTIVE by annieannie THE WAR MUSEUM SALFORD QUAYS by annieannie

‘NAUGHTICAL BUT NICE’

He held her hand and kissed her lips / No matter to him how wide her hips / She tasted sweet not lemon sour / Her aroma like a flower / She…
a swan at spike island by annieannie a local area known as spike island by annieannie WINNERS CHOICE FOUR by annieannie WINNERS CHOICE THREE by annieannie WINNERS CHOICE TWO by annieannie WINNERS CHOICE ONE by annieannie

THE ARMOUR OF GOD

Put on God’s holy armour / With peace upon your feet / The belt of truth around your waist / Never allow defeat / Place the helmet of salva…

scratchin a livin’

Rosie You scratch mine and / Lilly Oh here we go you say you will but never do / Rosie Well you must admit I sell five times as many as you…

a fishy tail or the one that got away

extract/ beginning

chilli heat

There was a chill in the air and inside it was even frosty. Malcolm groaned inwardly the tutor groaned aloud telling him it was way not go…

full circle

“Algernon Blackwood at your service.” / At the desk in the foyer Beatrice squirmed; he was repulsive. / “What is it you are here for Mr. Bl…

curtesy and respect

respect and curtesy / interwoven / they combine well with love to establish a foundation we would do well to share

dont hold back

don’t hold back / god told himself / it would be much more fun that way / give these little earthlings free reign / he swiped his c…

ending for ginger snaps

Mags felt undeniably elated having got her point across without the interminable scenes she had anticipated. Granted she would be pilloried…

if we really could read each others minds

i would be constantly concerned that i must / not think of secrets entrusted to me when in / the company of others…arrrgghhh….

a zany twist that may not work

her investigations complete for now Zoe Vyes having done all the requisite nautical things as in hove to ahoy there on the quay decided to…
a sample idea by annieannie

with thanks for inspiration and friendship

as i walked the sea shore / the moon beams danced o’er me / encircling the stars and the froth laden waves / my being was filled with…
rogue yarn by annieannie an abstract by annieannie THE CHALICE/CUP/HOLY GRAILE by annieannie annie needs to work more by annieannie Calendar

when we make mistakes we have a choice between

negative …. allowing the mistake to take over / or / positive …. learn from it and then move on

flash challenge fun

Oxymoron. / Bill put down his book, the fare was simple, he would start with a cheese biscuit and a carafe of light-weight red finishing w…
abstract image that could be anything by annieannie photo of taj[mine] and a poem [also mine] by annieannie face in fire by annieannie

am utterly in awe at the sacrifice

Heartache… / Do we know the meaning? / Can we understand the depth? / The highest and the lowest / The width and the immenseness / O…

FLASHERS UNITE

They were at it again! The monotonous regular thumping the screeching sounds as if someone was being throttled. Danny couldn’t stand it an…
i like the textures by annieannie just playing by annieannie wraith by annieannie a re shuffle by annieannie

the under cover job

Gordon took to the streets once more intent on tracking down the guy that posed as a reporter. He hated this undercover work more than any…

“It’s a binary code of course” he said….

“It’s a binary code of course” / ‘The little twerp’ I thought as he looked down his aristocratic nose. Well, I would prove him wrong one w…

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WARNING RED ALLERT WARNING RED ALERTWARNING RED ALLERT WARNING RED ALERTWARNING RED ALLERT WARNING RED ALERTWARNING RED ALLERT WARNING RED …

NEWS IN BRIEF

Here in Messitupbigstyle they seem to have found the answer to a worldwide problem. Let us look at the facts as we tour this small holding…

you must have seen this before

Alabaster, porcelain, / Silk and gold or silver / Each one purchased at a price / Perhaps hard graft / Or trick of dice / Gems in array of…

which do you value most

your reputation / or / your dignity

when you cannot see your way forward

you are most likely missing something good in the here and now

a learning curve xx

Short lines / Few words / Little sentence / Big content / Any luck / Rhymes with duck / Ha ha ha / Try to getcha / But am I succeeding / No…

little lady written five yrs ago for my mum..reis…

Little Lady by Annie / She is just a little lady, / With a heart so big and wide. / It must be like the Tardis / Coz there’s so much love i…
CHALLENGE TOP TEN by annieannie RAINBOW BANNER by annieannie

COERCED

“Darn it why?” / “Oh no” / “Well I suppose we were asking for it” / “Not like this though” / “Well you will go sticking your oar in” / “No…

second attempt

The day was hot and I had done my stint running errands for grownups and the big bossy older cousins. It seemed the last straw when the wo…

experience cannot be gained without

TRYING

LOVE – romantics have claimed it makes the …

i am a romantic andso i must agree

midnight

some say it’s dark at midnight / or so i’ve heard it tell / have you been there / all black with night / and do you keep your e…
not just but another by annieannie just an abstract by annieannie

inspired by mister lee love-bullet

here’s a toast / to friends unseen / friends that are / or might have been / even those / not quite so keen / and especially those / of…

friendship begins when

we are kind
A MESSAGE TO HELP YOU ALONG THE WAY by annieannie

SNOWFLAKES

They fall to earth and kiss the ground each one unlike its neighbour. / But together they have strength, / now, let me beg a favour. / As …

ARCHIE

Archie studied his own childhood image. What had gone on that day? Would there be a response to the copy he had sent? He slipped the photo…

ENGLISH BAD

“Yer whaa?” Pete drawled out the sounds, they were scarcely words in the view of his year one teacher; the straight from school to univer…

wise words from a fine gentleman

‘…. humility … is the base of self discipline …since it prevents from undesirable superiority complex which is root cause of al…

the most difficult discipline is

self discipline
a mixed content by annieannie lillies in the night by annieannie

OLDIE BUT GOLDIE

OLD KING COLE WAS A MERRY OLD SOUL / AND A MERRY OLD SOUL WAS HE / HE CALLED FOR A LIGHT / IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT / TO GO TO THE WC / T…

BREAKING RULES

“There has to be a beginning a middle and an end” / “No there don’t” / “Does too” / “Well who sez?” / “Anne” / “Well this time its diffe…
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