Looking Back

Have recently discovered Haiku poetry and am starting to use it a lot. Here’s just one of the poems I’ve created.

Today is National As Young as you feel day and this poem is based on my childhood memories of holidays in Dawlish, Devon. I only have to smell that seaside smell to be transported back there and relive carefree days playing on the sand and swimming in the sea. What memories do you have?

Haiku is unusual as it doesn’t need to rhyme although you can rhyme the first and last line if you wish like this example demonstrates.

Azure blue and gently roar

Waves wash in and leave best remember

Salty smell, childhood once more

Photo by Leo Rivas on Unsplash

Published by Suzi Magic

I started writing as a child but was encouraged to look elsewhere for my career and "get a proper job". I then became a nurse and have only recently returned to writing. I've recently published my first book which you can check out here www.amazon.com/author/suzifrench I am currently part way through a YA novel which is all about a 14 year old girl who discovers she's half fairy on her 14th birthday. I live in a beautiful part of Devon, close to a canal where I love to go to write. I have a three legged Burmilla cat called Nala and love anything that brings a little more magic into the world. I developed OCD, Anxiety & Depression, back in 2007 which led to me having to retire from my nursing career and reinvent myself. I am passionate about helping people accept that debilitating mental health problems are just as valid as physical disabilities. And I want to help others who have these conditions to discover their own version of life magic. I am also a part time wheelchair user because of some chronic back conditions. I recently discovered the power of magnets in controlling my pain so am now also an independent consultant for a line of beautiful jewellery and wellness products which help me manage that. www.suzimagic.magnetix-wellness.com I have also been an award winning Colour Me Beautiful Image Consultant since 2008 and joined the @home side of the business in 2017, along with my fabulous daughter, Hayley We specialise in selling make up which works well with an individual's hair & eye colour and skin tone Our hero product is a magnetic compact which you buy individual items for, so you only carry shades which flatter your look and colouring, and avoid wastage. www.cmbathome.com/suzimagic

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