First Steps…

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” -Rabindranath Tagore


Her hand presses small,

Against his palm of fatherhood

Eyes twinkling in awe and wonder,

Brighter than the hopes of a thousand years.


Cuddling her mother,

Sharing a bond of mutual fraternity.

Outreached, the arms of aspiration,

Stretching out towards the world of tomorrow.


A world inconceivable,

The generation of tomorrow.

For whom’s world we may not see,

Full of experience, unshared.


There is a new creative writing competition on the theme of ‘The Future’.

The piece may follow any format, such as poetry or non-fiction, providing that it totals less than 2500 characters (not including the title or any footnotes).

All participants will have their work shared and blogs linked to, however the winner’s work will be featured and blog linked to for a fortnight.

To enter, please use the contact section, or email me at:


The deadline for the competition is the tenth of February…


Thank you for taking part!

The previous winner’s blog: