Author Archives: irinadim

About irinadim

Kookaburra sweet, you neither chirp nor tweet. Your laughter is much like mine, my cackle is much like thine. We are two sister souls, one clad in feathers, the other in clothes. ~ Irina ~ I’m a budding blogger. Poetry and photography are my newest passions, living in perfect harmony inspiring each other. I like both free verse and form poetry and am quite proud to let you know that I am the creator of a new form named ‘tercetonine’. Blog Name: Irina's Poetry Corner Blog URL: http://irinadim.com

Armistice Day, 11 November 2019 – My Book “Full Circle”

❤ Today, on Armistice Day, my heart turns with grateful thoughts to my father and all the brave men and women of the First World War who put their lives on the line for our liberty. I wrote this book … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue

Blue is one of my favourite colours. Today at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia, I took this photo, which is only a small part of a huge mural. And a friendly reminder : Wishing you all good health! ❤ … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera Blooms (haiku) – FOTD Challenge, 6 November 2019

❤ Good day all ! Aloe Vera is thriving in my garden. Those cheerful blooms are beautifully created, and they cheer me up, so I think  they deserve a little poetic effort on my part. A splash of orange some yellow … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Halloween! (haiku)

Getting ready for Halloween! I was playing with “Effects” on my smartphone. My castle in Grayscale and Light Streak. My naughty Cocky in Negative is bound to send shivers down your spine!   And here’s a haiku for  Thursday, 31 … Continue reading

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Orchid – Flower of the Day (FOTD) challenge

❤ May this lovely orchid cheer up your day as it does mine. I got it from hubby when I was in hospital with a broken femur last year. If you want to know more about orchids, here’s a link … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – Oma and Opa – WWII

~ Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Looking Up and Looking Down (haiku)

❤ Birds and soft breeze sing Looking up and looking down Blue skies, ground bright green ❤ What a joy to be alive on a day like this! Had cataract surgery last Thursday, all good! Feeling blessed and grateful. Wishing … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Punishment – WWII

  Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus Sapling (haiku) – Doing our bit for the Environment

❤ Mother Earth cries out Plant a sapling in your patch Clean air for all life Recently, Mosman Council planted eucalypts all along our street. I’m glad to announce that only one sapling died, all the others are doing very … Continue reading

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Growing Up In The 1940s – In Captivity – Article 104 – WWII

Dear Readers, After four years I’m finally coming back to this memoir. I’d like to finish it while memories are still floating in my mind. At times I’m overwhelmed by panic that there isn’t much time left. I’m 84. I’m … Continue reading

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