Poetry, Prose and Parable.

sombre adjective UK: serious, sad, and without humour or entertainment: sombre atmosphere/voice/face The funeral was a sombre occasion. I left them in a sombre mood.dark and plain:He wore a sombre black suit. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/sombre One day when covering a Senior Biology class for supervision, we had a technology failure and could not follow the teacher’s instructions for the lesson. So I asked the students to work quietly on any subject they wished, my only […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Pot of Gold! and RAINBOWS So for today just a couple of small poems to finish of the rainbow theme of recent posts. RAINBOWS poetry by Estelle D© 2020 Rainbows Always Indicate New Beginnings Overshadow Weeping and Sorrows. Pot of Gold poetry by Estelle D.© 2020 At the end of the rainbow there’s a pot […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

The Dance of Life Prose by Estelle D. There is a quote by Frederick Nietzsche, German poet and philosopher, which goes something like this: If these Christians want me to believe in their God, they are going to have to sing me better songs. They are going to have to wear, on their faces, the […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Doesn’t have a point of view, knows not where he’s going to. Songwriters: John Lennon / Paul McCartney: Lyrics from Nowhere Man: The Beatles:1965 I would frequently use song lyrics and music in my classes to demonstrate a point. When teaching students how to write an essay, I would explain that they needed a thesis, […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

I’ve been drinking from my saucer. I haven’t written for a couple of weeks, but my goodness, a lot has been happening. I have renewed my WordPress account for another year and renewed my wayleadsontoway.life blog domain and we have had loads to celebrate. My son and his wife and two little grandies arrived from […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

Dancing Rainbows. It only happens at one time of the year; and this is it. The rising eastern sun has to be in just the perfect spot to beam through the sun catcher crystals hanging at the kitchen window and fill the kitchen walls and ceilings with rainbows. When you make the crystals swing, the […]

Poetry, Prose and Parable.

To this point, it has been a productive day. I have prayed, read the weekend paper, had telephone conversations with two of my adult offspring, spoken with our oldest granddaughter to wish her a happy birthday, seasoned my new stainless steel frying pan with coconut oil, pottered in the garden, picked fresh organic produce, planted […]