NaPoWriMo: Day 29

NaPoWriMo: Day 29

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Words:  friends, time, mistakes, fighting, through, end

Suggestions: Okay, we are close to the finish. The worst time for a runner is when she/he sees the flag at the finish line. It is believed that the sight of that flag registers as a win in the mind of the runner, so she/he slows up, because it’s all over now. So, runners are trained to push even harder when they spot that finish line. I’m not suggesting that we have won the race, but we have made it this far. And I’d like to thank each of you for sticking it out and congratulate you on making it to this point. Who would have thought?

Do you make a point of learning from your mistakes? Do you have a mistake lesson you might write about? What do your friends say when you make a mistake? Do you spend time beating yourself up, or learn the lesson and move on? How do you feel about being this close to the end of all of this? How do you celebrate a win? Have you ever patted yourself on the back for a job well done? I suggest you do that now.

Musical Inspiration:

Image is a template created from a pen and ink doodle, then colored in India Ink with fine art pens.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 28

NaPoWriMo: Day 28

ride, lost, tide, broke, water, still, divide, drop, remain

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Suggestions: Have you lived another life? Different from the one you are now living? What role might you have played 300 hundred years ago, a thousand years? What is your role, purpose today, and how would that translate in the far past, or future? If you were a pilgrim, what would your destination be? Do you dream of being someone, something else?

Musical Inspiration:

Have fun with this one.

Image is a photo I took several years ago on a road trip up North with my sister.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 27

NaPoWriMo: Day 27

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Words:  fireflies, lit, sleep, door, turns, fall

Suggestions: You may use the words, or choose one or two lines from the song to build your poem. This is a fun song and thought we needed something lighter. Hope you are all hanging in there.

Musical Inspiration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytBR7ET_6uU&list=RDytBR7ET_6uU

Image is a bonfire photo put through the kaleidoscope app.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 26

NaPoWriMo: Day 26

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Words: music, defenses, sensation, tender, truth, imagination, night, listen,

Suggestions: A few extra words, thinking we might need them during these final days. When and how have you followed the music? What role does music play in your life, your journey? Does your mood dictate what you listen to, or the other way around? Are you a day light listener, or do you listen in the darkness?

Musical Inspiration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jd_4pirCKxE

Image is a photo taken in my niece’s backyard and then put through the kaleidoscope app.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 25

NaPoWriMo: Day 25

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We are close to the end now. Are you as tired as I am? Thinking we might need a change of pace or even inspiration. Spent the last two hours looking for a song to pull words from, and nothing felt right. So, here’s my suggestion. This is a short and only partial list of all the music I listened to.

Margaritaville

Jose Quarvo

Rainy Day People

Livin’ On A Prayer

Lean On Me

Blackbird

Ring of Fire

Hello Goodbye

Stairway To Heaven

Carefree Highway

Hey Brother

Wake Me Up

Pick one and use it as a title. Or put a few of them into your piece for today. My only hope is that you are still having fun.

Image is a photo taken in my sister’s backyard. I love a good bonfire.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 24

NaPoWriMo: Day 24 Sunday Smorgasbord

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2 word lists:

Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #56 
http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/

cooling, ascend, flesh, wine, grapes, knock,
burst, salt, nightingales, babes, prick, temples

The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #248
http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com

scar, hide, fire, prophet, vision, unholy,
naked, sin, close, hills, climb, light

Sunday Smorgasbord:

Two word lists, 24 words to choose from. Choose one or two, a few, or all 24. Have fun. Remember, if you use the words from either or both lists, please cite their addie on your post. And post at those sites, as well as here.

Musical and visual inspiration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJLJCctP6Rg

Image is a pen and ink sketch I was doing at the shore of Lake Michigan when I spilled water on it accidentally. Luckily I remembered that I had a soft paint brush in my purse and used it before the water dried. I really like happy accidents.

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NaPoWriMo: Day 23

NaPoWriMo: Day 23

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Words:  rainbow, lemon, bloom, dare, fly, why

Back to the usual. Six words for you to play with.

Musical Inspiration:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nflIf8BhMVs

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