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Abundance (Poetry, Tanka, Gaia, Permaculture)
Allergy Angst at Parties and Gatherings (Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Anxiety)
Amy Marley (Poetry)
Annunziata Maria (Poetry, Memoir, Family)
An Appeal to Join Some Dots about Allergies (Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Research)
Art Plants Seeds of Change (Poetry, Travel, Art)
Authentically Amy-ish (Poetry, Self-Awareness)


Baked Goods (Poetry, Tanka, Anaphylaxis, Allergies)
Balance (Poetry, Duality, Senryu)
BB & Tills (Poetry, Family, Gratitude)
Bees (Poetry, Nature, Anaphylaxis, Art)
Biggest Teachers in the Smallest Packages (Poetry, Children, Parenting)
Book I Can’t Forget (Poetry, Senryu, Books)
Buddha or Badass* (Ego, Spiritual Growth)
Build or Expand (Poetry, Energy, Spirituality)


Camping (Poetry, Senryu, Camping)
Cats & That


Procreate play – by me

Today’s most fitting

Mnemonic for the planets

“Many Very Ed-

ucated Men Just Screwed Up

Nature” – pretty much spot on

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. Its not” – Dr. Seuss.

Some planetary poetry goodness from Margie Willis

and as the universe would have it… a breadcrumb to a piece that has an image much like the one I used as a reference for today’s prompt

Feel free to join in the fun as you like on Medium (I would love a breadcrumb to your play!), …

Procreate play – by me

Procreate play – by me


Procreate play- by me

Crackle warmth and glow

Campfire convos can’t be beat

But remember to

Keep a close eye on that heat

Bushfires are a wild beast

I love watching the embers of a fire glow.

Chats by a campfire are like no other. Something special in a ritual from ages gone by.

Like with everything, campfires come with a cautionary but….

Knowing the untamed nature of bushfires we are very cautious when we light a campfire.

Never in Summer.

Our bush land is primed for fire. Australian natives are resilient to fire… the nutrients left after a fire helps to germinate their…

Sketch n ink play – by me!


Procreate play — by me

Life isn’t always filled
With rainbows and lollipops
But could it be… Mum?

When my girls are being “kids” and don’t want to do something that needs to be done, my go-to saying to combat their moans and groans is — “Life isn’t all rainbows and lollipops”.

Matilda says to me yesterday — “Why not, Mum?”

Good question kiddo.

You got me!

Why not… well, I know it isn’t BUT even in the seemingly darkest moments of life here on Earth, there is a silver lining to be discovered.

Sometimes it just needs the ingredient of time to make it…


Procreate play — by me

Heart is a muscle
Cruel Sea of emotions
All taste sweet with time

No matter the season the seas of emotions are in, love is always surrounding us.

Sometimes we are too distracted to notice it.

Last week I had a visit from my Grandfather. He died when my Mum was four — so it was extremely unexpected!

He was here to give my Mum a big hug. Before he left, he said — tell her to remember love is the only constant.

Mum isn’t a believer. I told her anyway. The words made her smile a teary smile.


Dazza the Dachshund in a chesty bonds to show off his hard-earned beer belly, boardies and esky – Procreate play – by me!


Sketch — by me

Fun twisting of tongues
Cats in Hats with this and that
What else can I say?
Dr Seuss is forever at play
Love lyrical life lessons

It’s been a long time since we had a family cat. I clearly remember their antics though!

Attitude plus, but with a side of love that felt sweet as — even our dog couldn’t resist them.

Lucky to have cat tales sprinkled here and there … in addition to Dr Seuss’s Cat in the Hat, the lovely Shona’s presence pops up in places along the way!

Feel free to join in the fun as…

Amy Marley

Energy Seeker | Life-learner | Kid-ifying knowledge and wisdom for humans of all ages | amymarley.com | bbntills.com | Volunteer Editor @ wallobooks.org

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