COVID Odyssey: Summer Daze ~ Introduction

Summer Daze Foreign virus exchange Our new normal is strange The halcyon Days don’t begin COVID’s made a great change Alan Grace 29 May 2020 COVID-19 has changed the world. This site documents my journey and my attempts to use simple mathematics (that hopefully a good high school student may be able to follow) to…

With Summer Purpled Awe

Originally posted on O at the Edges:
With Summer Purpled Awe 1 No one wants to be forgotten or remembered for the wrong reasons, but how do we attain that sweet spot between regrettable and a barred door clanking shut? I was born in Louisiana. What happened next is that song living at the edge…

~*~ Soft Summer Breeze ~*~ (Poetry)

Originally posted on Beckie's Mental Mess:
? A sliver of the moon peaks behind  whispy clouds, while  dragonflies hover and   dance above the lake lined with lilies in bloom. The warm Summer breeze fulfills my senses with serenity and ease. ? Have a pleasant evening All, Beckie ? ? ? ? ? ?

Partake: An Egret on a Summer Day

Originally posted on Piper's Adventures:
The egret partakes in the beauty of the day he and his shadow searching for food and comfort along the way ? What thoughts does he have strutting along the shore only thoughts of survival or is there more ? The coolness of the water in the hot summer…

Summer Pond

Originally posted on Poesy plus Polemics:
Image from Richa Art Club ? placid glimmerglass sheen stretched canvas of forest and sky but I can’t find my youth in the diurnal scud of the clouds flying faster and further from halcyon days in the sun cooled by frolicsome leaps with my dog from the dock diving…

pearls of summer

Originally posted on House of Heart:
The waves are salty sea lions and the sky is a shadow of gulls. The summer sun spills down my throat and there is little need for words. The  sky is  jacaranda and the shore is willing to bear the imprint of my bare feet, slippery and wet. The…

Summer Sky

Originally posted on forgottenmeadows:
And some days, the lonely heart, lay on barren lands and spoke to the summer sky, which did not ask how or why, it came to be. ? poetry and image copyright neha 2018

The Last Summer

Originally posted on Poems in a Coffer:
I have seen kisses dry embraces shrivel and the warmth of touches turn into scalding frictions of unfathomed rancour silhouetted against the sky I have felt our bodies char in the sweltering surly nights insentient of the placid moon when the tirades of reviling odium took over us…

Summer Daze

Originally posted on The writer's blogk:
I feel the sunshine on my face through emerald branches like delicate spider-web lace I feel the warm and soothing rays of those dreamy summer days I wish I could go back to that place…. © Kait King, 2015

Summer and other Daily Prompts for 20 Jun 2018

Please create a post based on one of the prompts below. I will reblog your post (if your blog allows reblogs). Please create a pingback by putting a link to this post in your post 🙂 or paste a link to your post in a comment below this post 🙂 See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2018/06/16/help-for-alans-anarchy-daily-prompts-read-this-first/ Please include the line…

COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace: New Year Fare ~ Contents

COVID Odyssey Contents (see below for Contents) You can come back to this page from the HOME/ CONTENTS menu from: COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace: New Year Fare ~ Contents (Hover over the HOME/ CONTENTS menu at the top of the screen) COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace Alan Grace’s journey exploring COVID-19. Findings (See #6 below)….

COVID Odyssey: Autumn Leaves ~ Quest complete?

Autumn Leaves Fall leaves in Autumn May peace and rest come Soon in June Cries to moon Spoiled soiled world numb Alan Grace 30 May 2020 New Zealand has not had any new cases of COVID-19 for the last six days. We have a total of 1504 cases and 22 deaths. 1500 cases was the…

The AAAmazing Phoenix

The AAAmazing Phoenix There are always reasons For a Phoenix all seasons I simmer in summer I augment in autumn’s stir Then one winter In a northern November hemisphere I retire -I cannot remember where- My heart’s afire With gnarls and gnashes And fiery flashes In December I turn I burn In my fire My…

Daily Prompt Reblogs now only on Hump days (Wednesdays)

Deserted Last June we felt very hurted Left promptly in cold deserted Bereft of prompts new Theft of [gold] [goal] posts too Fast old Daily Prompts converted Alan Grace 10 July 2018 Alternate version: (which version do you prefer?) Deserted Last June we felt very hurt Left promptly in cold desert Bereft of prompts new…

Finally: A Winter’s Peace

Enjoy my version 🙂 Finally My mission is over It has been hard slog I’ve got a hangover My Post a Day blog

Jun 29 Prompt: Tourist. Why is the city tourist angry? (an Acrostic)

Please write your own post with this prompt Jun 29 Tourist (usual way) so that your followers (and us) can share posts 🙂 It is almost a month since WordPress stopped new Daily Prompts. Please see: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2018/05/31/open-letter-to-ben-huberman-wordpress-demise-of-daily-prompts/ Challenge (limit: about 100 words): Write your own short story or poem containing as many June prompts as you…

Fence and other Daily Prompts for 26 Jun 2018

Please create a post based on the main prompt in the heading (first word). I will reblog your post (if your blog allows reblogs). Please create a pingback by putting a link to this post in your post 🙂 or paste a link to your post in a comment below this post 🙂 Look at…

Prophecy and other Daily Prompts for 25 Jun 2018

Please create a post based on the main prompt in the heading (first word). I will reblog your post (if your blog allows reblogs). Please create a pingback by putting a link to this post in your post 🙂 or paste a link to your post in a comment below this post 🙂 Note: To…

Companion and other Daily Prompts for 21 Jun 2018

Please create a post based on one of the prompts below. I will reblog your post (if your blog allows reblogs). Please create a pingback by putting a link to this post in your post 🙂 or paste a link to your post in a comment below this post 🙂 See: https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2018/06/16/help-for-alans-anarchy-daily-prompts-read-this-first/ Please include the line…

☀️ 🌤 Lazy Summer Daze ☀️ 🌤

Originally posted on Beckie's Mental Mess:
Kaleidoscopes  burning flame of golden, apricot shades glitter and gleam on the far off horizon. All… seems to me a faint memory. It’s warmth quiet and serene… Longing scenery. Transformation from the raw  senses of Winter’s rage… Taketh me away adrift on ocean waves of indigo… How I…

Daily prompt: Mirror. Man in the Mirror

  Man in the mirror … Michael Jackson [Verse 1] I’m gonna make a change For once in my life It’s gonna feel real good Gonna make a difference Gonna make it right As I turned up the collar on my favorite winter coat This wind is blowin’ my mind I see the kids in…

The AAAmazing Phoenix

The AAAmazing Phoenix There are always reasons For a Phoenix all seasons I simmer in summer I augment in autumn’s stir Then one winter In a northern November hemisphere I retire -I cannot remember where- My heart’s afire With gnarls and gnashes And fiery flashes In December I turn I burn In my fire My…

Nor’easter

Originally posted on Poesy plus Polemics:
  “Winter Chaos, Blizzard” by Marsden Hartley   fierce turning winds born of violent helix whip oceans with spirals of face-slapping haymaker force severe snowmaker lashing at coasts bringing blizzards to bury the land fill the valleys and fatten the mountains a roaring assertion of dominance stirring in flesh…

Finally: A Winter’s Peace

Originally posted on Piper's Adventures:
My soul has been sleeping finally rest is at hand the snow has capped the mountains peacefully coating the land ? The time has come for a long winter’s nap so much holiday cheer all my energy has been zapped ? Taking comfort feeling the wind in the trees…

The AAAmazing Phoenix

Originally posted on WORDDEPOT30:
There’s a reason you lived in Phoenix until you were three. One day, you’d need to know how to walk into the fire and burn, emerging from the ashes– a fierce-some creature men tell legends about.

The online poet

The online poet It is a mystery to me Why one would blog one’s poetry On line poetic Should be aesthetic

Neighbourly and social media

I do not have a great deal of interest in social media. My Facebook page is seldom updated and neither is my LinkedIn page. I have no interest in tweeting (Twitter) or most other social media websites. The exceptions are Neighbourly (see below under ‘Continue Reading’), and recently WordPress (here!). Why I do not recommend Neighbourly Update about…