Category Archives: Irina Dimitric

Holy Night – Triolet

~   Holy Night – Triolet Tonight is the Holy Night Christ the Saviour born unto us Blessed is the holy sight Tonight is the Holy Night To save our souls he’ll always fight His healing Love a sacred gift … Continue reading

Posted in Form Poetry, Irina Dimitric, Poetry/Photography, Religion, triolet | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Vanilla Orchid – Haiku

~ Perfect chorus line White butterflies’ joyous dance By the window sill * You can read more about orchids here. © Copyright 2016 Irina Dimitric ~ https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2016/12/08/a-photo-a-week-challenge-white-2/

Posted in Form Poetry, Haiku, Irina Dimitric, Nature, Poetry/Photography, Visual Arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Spare a Thought for Santa – Cinquain

❤ Christmas at Bridgepoint Shopping Centre, Mosman, NSW, Australia. Yes, yes, of course he must feed his reindeer, but he must not forget himself! A Cinquain for Santa Even Santa needs to Have a rest, grab a bite, Down a … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Cinquain, Irina Dimitric, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Without The Moon – Rondel Prime

* Without The Moon – A Rondel Prime for Mindful Poetry I couldn’t resist writing another Rondel Prime, this time about my favourite celestial companion, the Moon…  This was 4 years ago, and I can’t find the first Rondel Prime I … Continue reading

Posted in Form Poetry, Irina Dimitric, Poetry, Poetry/Photography, rondel prime | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Orchid – Rondel Prime

~I wrote this poem inspired by Aquileana’s wonderful post Greek Mythology: “Metamorphoses” by Ovid / “Flowers and Plants in some Greek Myths II and the White Orchid or Vanilla Orchid in my dining room. ~   Orchid – Rondel Prime You … Continue reading

Posted in Form Poetry, Irina Dimitric, Nature, Photo Essay, Poetry, Poetry/Photography, rondel prime | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

The Battle of Kolubara – My Dad, Volunteer in WWI

* Excerpt from “My Dad, Volunteer in WWI”, a memoir in the making. The previous instalment can be seen here. * While Bogdan worked in Niš, the Serbian Army retreated from Gučevo, the mountain ridge, to the right bank of … Continue reading

Posted in History, Irina Dimitric, WWI | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Daffodils – Cinquain

~To celebrate the First Day of Spring in Australia, September 1,  I cannot but sing praises to the pretty daffodils in my garden. ❤ Golden stars descended from the sky; twinkling on they bring a spark of heaven down to earth ~ … Continue reading

Posted in Cinquain, Irina Dimitric, Nature, Poetry/Photography, Visual Arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Daffodils – Haiku in French and English

~ Voilà le Narcisse trompette qui trompette à tue-tête dans mon jardin, annonçant la nouvelle saison. The Common Daffodil or Narcissus pseudonarcissus in my garden announces the new season with its loud trumpet. Un coin de jardin Etoilé de narcisses … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Irina Dimitric, Photography, Poetry, Poetry/Photography, Visual Arts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The 5th Red Cross Hospital in Niš, Serbia, 1914-1915

  Excerpt from “My Dad, Volunteer in WW1”. Abridged. Previous instalments can be seen here and here and here. * After his defection from the Austro-Hungarian Army at Mount Gučevo, Bogdan was sent to serve in the military hospital in … Continue reading

Posted in History, Irina Dimitric, WWI | Tagged , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Romancing Tatyana Firsova – Friday Writing Essential, November 21, 2014: Youthful Memories

My Dad’s Youthful Memories   (This is an excerpt from “My Dad, Volunteer in WWI”, a memoir I intend to finish, hopefully, by the end of 2015.) Bogdan Stojić, medical student at Graz University, was conscripted into the Austro-Hungarian Army … Continue reading

Posted in Humour, Irina Dimitric, Story, WWI | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments