Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Twittle Treasury

334 stories

A white and ginger cat sitting awkwardly on a purple velvet seat next to a round cushion with a bold, abstract eye design.
A beautiful pearl in an oyster shell
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Sonnets and Dizains

42 stories

An orange poster featuring a hand-drawn illustration of a Rajah scops owl with bright orange eyes. A large version of the illustration is in an oval frame in the centre of the poster and includes handwritten words ‘an oddish looking owl with orange eyes otus brookii brookii Rajah scops owl Borneo Malaysia’. On either side are identical square panels with the same Rajah scops owl illustration and the words, Lo Svinato Dùg printed above it.
A white bed frame under construction. The words from Psalm 4:8 (In peace I will lie down and sleep: for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety) are overlaid at the top of the image.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Amazing Reads

45 stories

Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Writing Tools

8 stories

Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Medium-related articles

51 stories

Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Kisses Twittles

19 stories

a painting in the style of Mary Cassatt of a mother rocking her baby girl while kissing its cheek
A large spray of mauve moth orchid flowers
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Australia

29 stories

An AI-generated image of a young woman’s face with glowing orange eyes, scowling eyebrows and furrowed forehead.
King Charles III and Queen Camilla in an enclosed gold carriage and a close up of the Saint Edwards Crown.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

My 'Issues' Stories Published in Engage

4 stories

A graphic of a woman in silhouette sitting at a table with a computer in front of a large French window showing a bright orange night sky.
A graphic of a woman in side-on silhouette working on a computer in front of a purple French window and green night-time skyline.
A graphic with the silhouette of a woman in profile working on her computer in front of a large green window and a pink sky and white moon in the distance.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Beating ChatGPT at Poetry

5 stories

A child’s drawing of a smiling sloth hanging upside down from a tree.
A close-up of a large, peach-coloured rose in full bloom and many water droplets on its petals. The words, ‘petals kissed by morning dew’ are overwritten along the edge of the lower petals.
A night time scene of a grand, floodlit, white building with a statue of a man standing above other figures at the base of the monument in the foreground. The words, ‘Emperor Alexander II of Russia, Grand Duke of Finland’ are superimposed at the bottom of the image.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Prittle Poetry

4 stories

A garden scene with a black car and residential houses in the background. The words, ‘a fascination for my poet’s eye’ is overprinted along the pathway.
A seascape painting by SJ Hastings, with a hilly, indented coastline and a roadway in the foreground.
A Japanese doll in traditional costume holding a small drum and standing on a stamp album opened at pages headed ‘Japan’.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

#StandWithUkraine 💙 💛

9 stories

US President Joe Biden with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky outside St Michael’s Golden-Domed Cathedral in Kyiv on February 20 2023.
The head and shoulders of a combat soldier yelling, set against a muted split blue and yellow background. A brighter blue and yellow map of Ukraine is overlaid. Within the map are the words, ‘Young me don’t need to die to make mad men feel tall we yell, “Lay down your guns and let the evil fall to Hell!”
Two fists meeting knuckle-to-knuckle. One fist is blue and yellow representing the Ukrainian flag; the other is white, blue and red representing the Russian flag. The words ‘War Games’ are superimposed over the fists.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Jim's Twittle-a-Day for 100 Days

7 stories

A snowman standing in line in a bakery
The night sky with very bright stars
A Swiss banker and An Italian businessman
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

The Rocket Pod

9 stories

A close up of a long-haired, white seal-point cat with large blue eyes looking at the camera.
A close up of the face of a young African child in a loose white top, smiling directly at the camera.
A coloured pencil illustration of a heart enclosing scantily leafed tree branches and a small grey and yellow bird sitting on one of the lower branchlets.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

8 stories

Handwritten poem about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder alongside a photograph of the head and arms of a young baby lying on its tummy.
A blond toddler in a navy jumper with thin, multi-coloured horizontal stripes, holding his fingers up against his mouth and  looking pensively towards the camera.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Random Poetry prompt

12 stories

A woman hangs with clothes on a line across a billabong
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Weasel on My Wall

1 story

An illustration of the head and upper chest of a brown and white weasel wearing a white face mask and blue and white spotted bow tie. The weasel is in a yellow frame with its front paws resting on the bottom edge of the frame. Original artwork by Olivia York.
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

The Ghost of the Past

24 stories

pencil sketch of a lady under an umbrella and a ghost in heavy rains
Carolyn Hastings

Carolyn Hastings

Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.