Tag Archives: Poetry

Wandering This Mortal Plane (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through art. My recent review of the Haunted House (10273) inspired this week’s post. Consequently, Wandering This Mortal Plane explores the concept of lost souls. Additionally, rather than write a simple rhyme, I opted for a specific form of poetry this week. It has been a while since I last wrote a

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Smell the Roses (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through art. This week, we contemplate taking the time to smell the roses. This poem was inspired by the rose bushes in the Chinese New Year Temple Fair set that I recently built. With everything going on in the world, and rush of day-to-day life, it is important to take the

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Live Vicarious (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through art. This week we explore dreams out of reach that are experienced through others. The Speed Champions Lamborghini set inspired Live Vicarious. Lamborghinis were my dream car as a kid. However, spending that kind of money on a car is not feasible though. Therefore, I will life vicariously through my

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Rainbow (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through poetry and photography. Each week, I take inspiration from a different Minifigure and write a little rhyme to go with it. This week, I found a use for Bear Costume Guy from Minifigures series 19. He was not my favorite character, but with COVID-19 raging, he is appropriate for the

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Staring Out Across The Bay (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of Minifigures through art. This week’s post inspiration came from the MOC (my own creation) LEGO® project I have been working on. I have teased the build a little on Instagram over the last couple of weeks, and tomorrow I will reveal the whole thing here at True North Bricks. In the meantime, here’s

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Will the World Still Be the Same? (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through art. This week’s post asks: will the world still be the same in months to come? It was inspired by current world events and the isolation imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lately, I question how long this will last. Additionally, what will the long term effects of this situation be?

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Forgotten Hands (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters. Two weeks ago, I reviewed the amazing Pirates of Barracuda Bay set (click here to read about it). Since then, it continues to inspire my photography and story-telling. This week, the set prompted an exploration of relics built by forgotten hands. It features a nod to the LEGO® Pirates sub-theme, Islanders.

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Tale of Woe (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® characters through art. This week, a tale of woe inspired by pirates. While pirate week was last week, today’s post was also inspired by Pirates of Barracuda Bay (click here to read about it). I can’t help it, I love that set and it has inspired many posts over the last week.

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Let the Jolly Roger Fly (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of Minifigures through art. This week, there be a whisper on the wind… Something big is on the horizon… To celebrate, I have a fun, themed week planned for you all. The whole world needs a little distraction these days anyway. Consequently, my ’90s pirates Minifigures came out to set the tone. Pirates was

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Satisfaction’s Guaranteed (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures through art. This week, we explore that endless list of things to do around the house. Inspiration for Satisfaction’s Guaranteed (Minifigure Monday) arose from a recent demolition project in my house. Our first major renovation project after moving into our first house is an exciting overhaul of the sump pit. The

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