Category Archive: Members Work

Aug 16

Poem: Falling Leaves

Poem: Falling Leaves     This poem, Falling Leaves, was inspired by hearing the news that yet another of my friends had died. I feel as though the last few years have been marked by the deaths of friends and relatives. Not only that but also many of my youthful icons, such as David Bowie …

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Jul 23

Fred and Felicity Cockroach

Fred and Felicity Cockroach    A fun poem from one of our members:    Fred and Felicity Cockroach Were working the late shift one night; Fliss was degreasing the floor tiles, Freddie was dusting the light, When two great big, wobbly, pink monsters Came shrieking and running around, Filling the air with their voices; Vibrating …

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Jun 30

The Common Man

The Common Man.   The long darkness dull and dreary My life song worn and weary Can no one hear me Can no one hear me A lifetime spent giving not receiving A lifetime spent n’er deceiving Holding fast to that holy grail Of love and truth that will not fail To give and not …

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Jun 16

Poetry from our Members

Poetry from our Members Lanzarote Creative Writing Group A poem written specially for one of our monthly Poetry Evenings where we present prose, song and poetry from our members You are gift from the universe So diverse, at times supportive, reassuring a conduit for love In our grief, laying on a casket of a loved …

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Jun 03

From little acorns, literary oaks!

From little acorns, literary oaks!   What fertile ground I have in my writing group! I just lob in a few carefully thought out suggestions and back come amazing ideas and stories. Today we started with single sentences and phrases to see how much we could tell from one line about a story, genre, character…. …

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Jun 01

EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES

EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES   BY ‘everyonesacritic.com’   Luring holiday-makers away from the bars and beaches of Lanzarote into a two hour show of spoken word and music would sound like Mission Impossible, and even if Tom Cruise were their star guest, Lanzarote Creative Writing Group might find it tough.   However May’s edition of …

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May 27

A short story in the making

A short story in the making   First draft of a story written in a writing group session by Ray and his reflections on where it might go if he worked on it further. Lost and Found   The desk sergeant looked at the station clock for the sixth time since 11pm, it read 3am, just four …

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May 14

Winter and Spring.

Winter and Spring. Through my window gazing at the rain and the snow Feeling the chill when the east winds do blow. The monochrome sky a requiem to summer long gone A nostalgic recall of the warmth of the sun Days grow shorter without a care For mere mortals who the darkness must bear Summer …

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Apr 27

LANZAROTE

LANZAROTE Soft sea shimmers in the sun  Sleepy sunbeds face the sea Such a sparkling sultry sigh But there’s more to see than shore.  Leave your sunbeds, leave the sea Glorious landscape lies within Gloopy lava, lunar like  Lonely lookouts, looming cliffs.  Caverns, castles, culture too Creative crafts,  contemporary arts Come you must by cycle, …

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Feb 23

A New Tide

A New Tide A poem by one of our members: There is a new tide washing on our shores Floating shattered souls our way A flotsam of broken dreamsAnd we are so afraid So afraid of the loss of hope So afraid of the hungry eyes So afraid that we too will be washed away …

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