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NaPoWriMo: Day 20

NaPoWriMo: Day 20 Doubling the words today. From Brenda’s Six for Wednesday taken from a poem by Sherman Alexis: I Would Steal Horses. Brenda’s word list may be found here: https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ strips, tight, drums, grave, signs, shattering Mine from the … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 19 and Surprise

NaPoWriMo: Day 19 and Surprise                   No words today. On Sunday, Brenda posted using an old prompt from 2011. It seemed a bit convoluted, but I was curious, so tried it and … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 18

NaPoWriMo: Day 18 Words: mistake, reason, breathe, maybe, turning, glued Suggestions: I’ve often written about how writing is breathing lessons for me. The original meaning of the word inspire, is to breathe in. When we write the words down, we … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 17 Smorgasbord Sunday

NaPoWriMo: Day 17 – Smorgasbord Sunday Sunday’s Whirligig: Wordle #55 http://sundayswhirligig.blogspot.com/ green, blue, red, shoes, loose, pants, dining, ants, good, news, miles, whining The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #247 https://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ forget, stretch, rest, left, hole, lost, sight, first, shell, feathers, rattle, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 16

NaPoWriMo: Day 16 destination, nearer, thorny, disappear, words, describe Okay, we made it over the halfway hump. Now it’s all sliding toward the finish. In the song I’ve chosen for today’s musical inspiration, a woman describes her life by finding … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 15

NaPoWriMo: Day 15 Congratulations! We are halfway through the month of April and all this poet madness. I’m going to change things up a bit to celebrate. Musical Inspiration: I deliberately chose the long version of this well-known song because … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 14

NaPoWriMo: Day 14 Words: child, walk, silver, cradle, keys, moon Suggestions: Parents unwittingly give silent messages to their children, more through actions than words. Do you still heed one of those messages? Have you passed it on to your children? … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 13

NaPoWriMo: Day 13 Words: minstrel, dawn, strings, blue, flow, fingers, jangle, dangle Suggestions: A few extra words today, couldn’t resist them. What role does music play in your life? When do you most need to listen to it? Your favorite … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day12

NaPoWriMo: Day 12 Words: dark, shimmering, face, room, candle, dance Suggestions: Use the words or not. You don’t have to be limited by my choices. I chose a rendition of the song that includes lyrics…choose six others you might prefer … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 11

NaPoWriMo: Day 11 Today we’ll start with a story. When Bill Moyers was interviewing Robert Bly, the writer told him a story about how hard it was to get back into writing poetry after writing and successfully publishing his prose … Continue reading

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