Category Archives: Poetry

Vengeance (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures through art. This week, we explore the concept of vengeance. I was inspired to write this poem not through personal experience, but through pop culture and Ninjago. I recently acquired the Gamer’s Market set (71708). It comes with a rather awesome Avatar Harumi. The outfit worn by this Minifigure looks very

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Huddle (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures through art. This week, we explore the value of partnership. I thought it appropriate with Valentine’s Day coming. Last week, I wrote about the cold of winter and survival in frozen landscapes. Huddle (Minifigure Monday) follows a similar vein. However, I drew additional inspiration for a happier tale. I have collected

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All Alone in the Cold (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures through art. This week, we contemplate wandering a treacherous path alone. I was inspired to write this poem as I was photographing an arctic themed LEGO® set for review. Incidentally, I have been reading a true story about a doomed arctic voyage from the early 20th century. This brightly colored Minifigure

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The Heat is On (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we contemplate increasing pressure using poetry and photography. The Heat is On was inspired by the fire fighter Minifigure from Series 19. She evoked feelings of stress and struggling to stay ahead in everyday life. For more Minifigure Monday pics and poems, click here. The Heat is On An

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I took down my Christmas Tree (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to contemplate the end of the Holiday season through photography and poetry. With my Christmas break over, my wife and I took down our Christmas decorations. It is always a little sad, and today it inspired the first Minifigure Monday of 2020. For past Minifigure

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Virtual Reality (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to contemplate escapism through poetry and photography. Click here to read past Minifigure Monday posts. Virtual Reality An original Minifigure inspired poem from True North Bricks. I don’t really want to bePart of your society.It’s not cool to be a nerd,You want me to join

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Holidays Have Kicked in Gear

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to contemplate the fact that the Holidays have kicked in gear through poetry and photography. Click here to read past Minifigure Monday posts. Holidays Have Kicked in Gear An original LEGO® inspired poem from True North Bricks. The holidays have kicked in gear,The giving season’s

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Dear sir (Remembrance Day)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to remember the cost of freedom and democracy through poetry and photography. “Dear sir…” was written for my grandfather, whom I never met. He fought in the Second World War, and survived, but sadly passed before I was born. I dedicate this work to him,

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At the Henhouse Gate

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we delve into the world of poetry and photography to look at misplaced trust and the realization of another’s true nature. “At the Henhouse Gate” was inspired by the Fox Costume Girl Minifigure from series 19. Click here to read past Minifigure Monday posts. At the Henhouse Gate An

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