Treasure boxes


Here’s a way of looking closely and writing poems, as a group, in pairs or alone. We were prompted to write about it now, because pumpkins are such a good subject for this approach. However, there are all kinds of fruit and vegetables which work well. The idea is fairly simple. Start with a fruit … Continue reading Treasure boxes

Peacock with a fiery tail

Here’s another playful idea which generates interesting images and allows some experimenting with rhyme if you wish. I was reminded of it during my return to Sandy Brownjohn’s books. You may already know this rhyme: I saw a Peacock with a fiery tail, I saw a blazing Comet drop down hail, I saw a Cloud … Continue reading Peacock with a fiery tail