Something for the weekend…our very own creative Saturday morning writing group.

Jacqueline at 'Maturestudenthanginginthere' has suggested a Saturday morning virtual creative writing group. Someone (rather foolishly) had suggested to Jacqueline that blogging was not proper writing and never one to duck a challenge this ‘Something for the weekend’ was her witty and positive response.

So good morning all and today my contribution is the only ‘proper’ poem I have written so far.

LIGHT

Winter’s light streams through the air
Birds soaring in a thinly sharpened sky
Folk walk and each breath shows shape
In the cold stillness that has seen frost’s touch.

The time of light as December draws to a close
Bright stars shining down from Heaven
Soft lights on trees glisten and glow
Through windows uncovered as early night falls.

The time of year where thoughts turn forward
And hope lights a candle in the recesses of your soul
For light gives wings to the faintest thread of an idea
Imagination holds a spark to plans and a place to start.

Inner light
Wrapped with love
Brings peace and hope
To a dis-illusioned heart.

20 Responses to “Something for the weekend…our very own creative Saturday morning writing group.”


  1. 1 granbee February 13, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Jane, if this is not a “real” poem, “real” writing, then I am not an ol’ lady–I am a very young croaker of a frog with a butterfly riding on my head, going to visit the little folks and feast on Queen Anne’s lace and honeysuckle wine, okay?

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  2. 3 Michael February 13, 2012 at 5:39 am

    Hi Jane, I have just passed the “Mrs. Sparkly’s 10 Commandments Award to your goodself. The details are in my most recent post. Remember, no pressure at all. Meanwhile, have a great week ahead and Best Regards. !!!

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  3. 5 kewsmith February 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Wow. So pretty and you wrote it out in minutes?
    What a talented lady.
    I loved, ‘And hope lights a candle in the recesses of your soul’. Just lovely.

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    • 6 Jane Thorne February 12, 2012 at 3:57 pm

      Thank you for yur kind words…like you I took a very deep breath before I posted this, but I wanted to share something different for our Saturday club…it came from the heart for someone special but ironically is apt for myself right now…goodness knows what will come next Saturday but I think we can all have fun together, well done to Jacqueline for starting it..Jane

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  4. 7 journeyintopoetry February 12, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Hi Jane,

    A really lovely poem full of light and hope and spring and all things new!

    Love it!

    Hugs

    Christine xx

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  5. 9 Francina February 11, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    Hi Jane,

    really lovely images in your poem. The thought in the four last lines is heart warming. And I love the picture too!

    groetjes , Francina

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  6. 13 elenacaravela February 11, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    I’m parcial to the first verse. I fully visualize it, and it’s so lovely that I stubbornly don’t want to read on:)

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  7. 15 ericalagan February 11, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Hello Jane, those last four lines – love them 🙂 and you did it all in one go. Wow! Lovely poem.

    I hope you don’t mind if I joined in with something I came up as a thread to your LIGHT…

    LIGHT and DARK

    You are dark, heavy and fathomless
    I’m light, feathery and shallowness
    In my days, you hide in shades
    In your nights, I’m a pinprick of light

    Have a great weekend buddy. Luv and hugz, Eric

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  8. 17 maturestudenthanginginthere February 11, 2012 at 10:09 am

    Really beautiful images Jane. I particularly love the last verse. Did it take you long to write?

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