“Extract from a cartoon by Priestman Atkinson, from the Punch Almanack for 1885, mocking clichéd expressions in the popular literature of the time” The following was written for a challenge over at V.J.’s called: V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #86: cliché The grass is always greener or so they say But my grass is a laborContinue reading “Fun With Clichés”
Image Credit; Hoi An- Unsplash The bike you see in this picture tells me quite a bit. This is what I see: Used perhaps by a poor tradesman to haul his tools from one job to another. It could belong to a homeless person as I can see a few stakes and a tarp.Continue reading “Clearly Deserted #Tanka”
This children’s poem was written for a challenge over at Keep it Alive called What do you see. There was a bear upon my bed He looked like a sleepyhead I picked him up and said hello He said to me please don’t go Where did you come from little bear I don’tContinue reading “Poem for Bear – What do you see #17”
Inquisitive one Fascinated by the glow Intensely focused Unable to move Attracted by shiny things Hypnotized kitten © Susan Zutautas 2020 This was written for a challenge called What do you see.
This poem is written for What do you See challenge over at Willow Poetry. I died a very long time ago Encased in clay, broken, total dismay Now here I stand with head in hands Staring blankly across the lands My soul is still alive Even though my body died I stand inContinue reading “Encased in Clay”
Kitty cat, her dad, and Tomcat reach an agreement about marriage.
This short story was written in response to What do you See Challenge. It was their second anniversary since Meg and Ian started dating and Ian was so happy when he saw the look on Meg’s face as he handed her this beautifully wrapped gift. “Happy Anniversary, Meg. I love you more and more eachContinue reading “The Perfect Gift”
A 4 stanza haiku about a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, and the purpose of the butterfly.
A poem about a lonely witch who had only a flower in her life to bring a little joy.
Hello tree Can you see me? I’m standing right in front of you I’m very scared and very blue I ran away from home you see Really don’t know what’ll become of me I’m standing here, the lake behind me If I slip I’ll wrap my arms around thee I don’t know what I’m goingContinue reading “Childhood Problems”