On this blog page you will find the work submitted over the course of the 2020 Quarantine Lockdown. It is a way of stay connected through our creativity, even whilst we have to be in isolation. Feel free to give constructive and supportive feedback through the comments section.
Art should be bursts of tantrum Freedom Celebration Art should be questions we want answered Should be identity A hello A hug A smile And art should never need to be edited Just splashed Absorbed Evolved And moved on Art should be a collection of your fave cardigans Your dancing shoes Comforting Art should notContinue reading “Art”
Isolated by governmental decree, Can stop you being what you want to be. Sharing time and space with friends you like, It cannot be done, if first you need to bike, For leaving home is forbidden. Shopping for pleasure is against the law, But being so long alone begins to gnaw, And make youContinue reading “Celebration”
“Awe, Ma Brown, na another lackdown.”“Wall, Mr Brown we hed it *******”.” Wat, na mere pints, Ma brown.?“Na, nought.”“Awk flaming bleeding cov-19 sick to death oh it”Well, paw Brown ya should hav wore ya mask.?“Wat ya say ?”“Mr Brown, pit your ear mites in.”–Awk dinna be silly woman ““Am, na being Silly.” “Wit, ya say”“Awk, ya dinnersContinue reading “Na Pints”
A villanelle is a fixed form of poem, with strict rules around verse and line length, rhyming and repetition. Here is a Villanelle, just for fun, as if life wasn’t already tough enough. Thank God it has been done. How I wish I had not begun rhyming is not easy stuff Here is a Villanelle,Continue reading “Hopefully Never Again”
Colours are weird and wonderful and crazy as well! And they are beautiful. All the colours of the rainbow are great and awesome, It’s brilliant and awesome, It’s fab and good and it’s great. Awesome! It’s great! I like Purple. I done my house in that colour It was brilliant and fantastic as well. ByContinue reading “Colours”
On this earth In this world The main and biggest thing that matter is That we are all so blessed to be alive each day that we are During this Covid-19 pandemic. Even after it has gone, when it does go, It magnifies even more The fact that tomorrow belongs to no one. We shouldContinue reading “Tomorrow”
Oh covid -19 Oh covid- Do you really have to wash us away, No matter the game we play, You always slay. Oh covid, Won’t you just go away. People are tired, Withdrawing, Not wanting to engage. Oh covid, just take a hike, Haven’t you just taken enough lives? Oh covid we pray, Just goContinue reading “Deadly Pandemic”
This is the first part of Alex Anderson’s short story, published in The Bugle Issue 50. Part two can be found in the new Bugle, Issue 51, and will be published on this blog in April 2021. Chapter 1 Each time I visit Elsa I am welcomed with a brew of the newest, sugar sweetened,Continue reading “Destiny Calls Part 1”
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