Linda is the host of Stream Of Consciousnesses Saturday
Linda is the host of Stream Of Consciousnesses Saturday
Cross the bridge when you come to it
It never does to worry before it’s time to do so
Hold on steady and you will get to the other side
“The genie is not getting back in the bottle”
Yes, the line above is your theme or prompt for the week. Twist it any way, try to push it back, experiment with formats and words, and let us see the story that emerges.
Once you’ve opened your mouth they’re all over the place
Like the leaves blown away by the wind, in all directions
Or the vapors that just dissolve into thin air
A thousand apologies cannot bring back those words
They’re like a genie out of the bottle that won’t go back in
So before you say the words do think twice
The wound inflicted by a knife would heal, not those inflicted by tongue
Melanie has stepped in to continue this prompt while Dr. Tanya is taking some time off due to personal bereavement.
I love doing “Five Things Tuesday” and so I’m temporarily taking up the challenge for this week. Dr. Tanya didn’t ask me to officiate, and I hope she won’t be offended that I presumed to do so.
Today our theme will be five flowers you admire (to give to someone or for yourself). That should be a relatively easy one, right?
My five favorite flowers to buy, give or grow at home;
I love roses. As they are not only beautiful to look at but also have a very nice fragrance.
I love all types of lilies! They are beautiful, glamorous and if I get them I will be very happy.
These are my birth flowers. I always try to have them around November. If proper care is given they can survive from one season to another.
Who doesn’t love tulips. A few years back I attended the tulip festival in Washington state and was fascinated by their beauty and colors.
I haven’t seen jasmine in the US but in Asia, they are very popular. When in bloom, they produce flowers in profusion and have the sweetest fragrance. People would just pick buds and put them in the room for their lovely aroma.
Crispina is the host of Crimson day
Trellis covered walls hide the door
A door that looks deceptively plain
Behind it lies a world of fantasy and wonder
Are you going to open that door and step inside?
Michael is the host of Tale Weaver
This week, write a response in which you discuss the notion of a ‘New Start’.
Go where the prompt leads you, I look forward to reading where you go with this prompt. Have fun.
Let’s start again
It is time for a do-over
Bin all previous efforts
Discard all the attempts
Make a fresh beginning and
Let it be the first, the best, the last
Let us succeed in our latest effort
Let our endeavors be selfless and honest
Let’s us all work together to make this place
A perfect home, fit for all
A paradise on earth
Let’s start afresh!
Sue Vincent is the host of Thursday Photo Prompt
Welcome to this week’s #writephoto prompt!
This week’s prompt ~ Dream
(For visually challenged writers, the image shows a pale pathway meandering through a field of purple heather towards the green of distant hills)
The vista I behold in front of my eyes
Seems like have walked into a dream
It looks surreal, the beauty is like something
My brain has conjured up from a fairytale
I tread cautiously so that I may not disturb
The otherworldly charm of this enchanting place
I draw the subtle scent of heather in my lungs
A calm descends upon my soul, refreshing it
I follow the path to the distant promise
My destination is just over yonder I can see
I tread with care not to disturb the beauty
This beautiful blue planet of ours shines in the blackness of the universe around it. It’s satellite, the moon is unique by its size and position. This world of ours is alone in known universe to harbor life. So what are we doing to preserve this great home of ours?
Nothing, I tell you. People feel free to go on wild rampage destroying the resources given to us. The soil is regressing and the atmosphere is polluted. Our first and intuitive response is not the preservation but destruction of our home. Why cannot the human society work as a whole to restore our planet and its resources? Let us be more responsible and reverse this curve of destruction and give autonomous authority to non-political agencies to improve the situation.
In response to;
Rory is the host of What’s Your Story Then
The letters today;
Topic; The storm
Zoo, Zinc, cold, cajole, loud, Jean, lean, coin, zone, Lad, led, lead
The weather was fine in the morning and all the lads planned a trip to the zoo. Jeff was their leader. Dressed in his new jeans, he led the way. The line to the entrance was small. They paid their coin and excitedly went around looking at all the animals. It was a cold day. As they entered the zone where reptiles were kept, the zinc batteries In Jeff’s camera died. He wanted to look closely at the boa and leaned forward to get a better look. Suddenly the glass wall gave in and Jeff found himself face to face with a huge boa constrictor. He tried to talk to it in a cajoling way but the snake kept on advancing. Lucky for him the zoo admin stepped in quickly for a rescue. The boys thought it was time to head home when with a loud thunder, heaven opened up. It was a storm to remember.
Fandango Flash Fiction
He just stood at the corner stunned. Was this it?
Was this the sign he was asking for, waiting for?
Unable to believe his eyes, he turned towards his companion, “are you seeing this Walter?”
“What’s this, exactly? ” Walt said a bit cautiously.
“This holy light coming through the columns,” Jeremy said excitedly.
“Sorry to disillusion you but this is not “holy” light. The church had installed modern lights because this part of the corridor was too dark. But don’t feel bad my friend, many people have mistaken it for a sign from above as well!”