Seasons of Love – Limerick

It seems a conventional thing
But our courtship began in the spring
With chocolates and posies,
A dozen red roses
And brown paper gifts tied with string

In summer, the temperature rose
Which required the shedding of clothes
And it has to be said,
We spent days in bed…
Funny, the way that love grows.

Fall saw the first cracks appear
She’d cry when my family came near
And my very best friend
Drove her half round the bend
Which led to some fights and some tears

In winter the fights only got worse
And I started to think we were cursed
For all of that love
Just wasn’t enough
When your evenings are sullen and terse

Now, hindsight’s a wonderful thing
And it takes work to make a soul sing
But I’m not ready to quit…
I think she is “it”…
Let’s see what our second year brings

🙂

 

Written for: https://mindandlifemattersblog.com/2016/09/24/limerick-challenge-week-39-seasons/ 

 

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Checking in

Hi everyone!

I’ve not been around on WordPress much lately. My new job is going well, but doesn’t leave much room for blogging. In the evenings, I’ve been working on what I hope will become my first novel, and have been learning a whole new bunch of skills relating to plotting, planning (this is anathema to me!), character arcs, and all that jazz.

It’s a comedy, naturally, in my own particular style, although I should probably clarify that there are no zombies in this one. Well, not yet anyway. Who can tell where the muse/second draft will take you?

It’s at the fairly early stages, and I haven’t really worked out the plot yet (it’s character-driven)… but that’s what I’m spending my evenings on🙂

I’ll keep posting the occasional thing on here, just to keep my hand in. A bit of nonsense, some haiku, some limericks, some more serious stuff… the usual range of rubbish from me!

Weirdly, yesterday was my best day ever for follows of my blog… and I haven’t posted anything for ages. Wonder what that tells me…

I had thought about writing some “milestone” posts on having reached a certain number of followers, and reaching my second anniversary on WP (on Sep 14th), but I’m not sure those things mean anything to anyone except me.

Besides, it’s not where you’ve been, but where you’re going, right?

Hope you’re all enjoying your onward journeys. Wherever those winds are taking you x

 

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