Today’s inspiration, tomorrow’s published!


The temperatures seem to have dipped so it’s a woolly jumper kind of a day – I can do creative and woolly though so it’s all good!

This is a haiku I wrote today inspired by the leafy chaos in the park, I thought that I’d share it…

Strong beau, sweep me up

 Murmured the leaves to the broom

Lost beau was a rake!

And huge thanks to Morgen Bailey who has used one of my “spread the word” poems: It can be found via this link:

I am editing a short story at the moment that’s based in Spring and I sent a children’s Christmas story ready for upload in December to an editor this afternoon.

Talk about season hopping!

Have a great week, stay warm or cool depending on where you are and with joy I can tell you that there are only 51 days left until Christmas…ho, ho, ho! (Don’t groan!!)

Out Now!


About Joanne Hayle

I am Joanne Hayle, I love writing. It is the best way to express myself. is my website which links to here. I have O.C.D and P.T.S.D. This site is a testament to the fact that with expert help what can feel like the end of the world, isn't. THANK GOD!! I have books on Amazon, have been included in poetry anthologies and children's books plus a really lovely amount of freelance work. You can also see my children's stories for free on

Posted on November 3, 2014, in christmas, Editing, inspiration, morgen bailey, O.C.D, Poetry and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thank you for the mention, Joanne.

  2. We all groan as christmas get closer.. But hey! part of me is looking forward to it this year. My first christmas for a long time in my own home. YeH! JoY!

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