Posts tagged ‘grandchildren’

November 11, 2018


by Richard Rensberry, author at QuickTurtle Books® and



The sound of children

comes in swells

like the sea…. I love

how they fill the emptiness and silence

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April 25, 2015

~ Bailey Bear, Duckling Dea and the Woodsmen

by A. L. O'Prunty

~ Bailey Bear, Duckling Dea and the Woodsmen

They gathered beneath the old oak tree
Bailey Bear and a duckling named Dea
Friends they’d been since left alone
When woodsmen took their mommies home
The sun shone bright as they planned their day
But breakfast was needed before they could play
Bailey searching for a honey hive
Dea beneath the waters where insects hide

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March 11, 2015

Memory’s wisdom smiles

by Jem Croucher

John at Charmouth

In a blue suit that I hated
I threw a flower to the wood
And felt the chill of March around me
By that deep hole where I stood
Fifteen years I’d known him
But his shell was now below
Wondered how I’d manage then
As at the time I didn’t know

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December 14, 2014

~ Coverlet Castles ~

by A. L. O'Prunty


The house was happy, it came alive
With a weekend visitor, of only five
Toys, trinkets scattered about
Laughter upon laughter, shout upon shout

Coverlet castles, firewood forts
Good guys, bad guys of all sorts
Dinosaurs, dragons, transformers too
Staged on the hearth; imagination flew

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