Weekly Writing Prompt #109

Tessa Can Do It! Positivity is Catching!

Weekly Writing Challenge
Poetry and/or Flash Fiction
October 2nd 2017 | #109

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(5) Words: | STRETCH | TREAT | WIN | SHORE | SCENE |

*A brilliant idea has been brought to my attention regarding the (5) word prompt. Please feel free to substitute any of the words with a synonym.

I prefer to write these as a Shadorma – (3 – 5 – 3 – 3 – 7 – 5)

Ocean By Tessa Smeigh October 2017

Stretch out long

Get close to the shore.

What a treat!

Did I win?

Taking in the scenery.

Breath taking, lovely.

Teresa (Tessa) Dean Smeigh

-Advocate for Mental and Invisible Illnesses

-Author of Articles, Stories and Poems

http://www.tessacandoit.com

http://www.finallyawriter.wordpress.com(moving posts to other blog and will be deleting this one).

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The Little Crumbs

Dream Desire Achieve

IMG_3016Crumbs.

when I ponder its meaning,
it reminds me about
little things often overlooked,
little details sometimes missed,
little pieces behind the big picture…

In search of the glorious years
We lose sight of the little months,
Maximise the little days
And the months will flourish,
In search of the golden days
We overlook the little minutes…

little words of hope, little smiles,
little pats on the back, little prayers,
little acts of kindness and selfless love;
little things that may seem inconsequential,
but do make a difference when put together…

Crumbs.

as we pursue the big picture
may we not forget,…
The Little Crumbs in life.

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Photo Credit: Pininterest

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“She”

Talking to myselves

La mémoire se Fane she whispered… and then whispered she

This life is not mine and you are not me

Perhaps just a fraction… perhaps just a start

A small tiny fraction of what makes the whole heart

She did not like she but she adored she

She wondered what time she stopped being “me”

When she laid forfeit to this life of her own?

To be Eleanor Rigby every time she left home?

Hiding behind this mask she called she…

When, she wondered… will I become “me”–

~Fioza

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Today’s Featured Blog…Peace of 8!!

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Night panic, a cold white wake
brings things of magnitude that quake
and shake.
War, poverty, crime and deep, deep heartache.
Love could cure all that, yet
we won’t let.
Should I pay the cable bill or buy
eggs and bread and wine; and why
do we have so many pets
when we can’t afford the vet?
Will my kids get fat cancer from much too much
sun and Cheez-Its and sugar and such:
I should have enforced more veggies and s.p.f.
It wouldn’t have quelled or waned or weft
the art of living, and does the itchy spot on my shoulder
mean ugly death is coming instead of older
age from which one day I don’t wake.
I fake
pretending not to care how I love and leave this place:
I WANT to light the world with a flaming embrace
but the fire it scares
hot and bare
and…

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You Put A Spell On Me

Dream Desire Achieve

You put a spell on me,
Like one in a trance,
Eyes burrow into my thoughts,
Words burn within,
Spellbound- unfathomable love!
In a daze I open my life,
In a jiffy You dethrone my old heart-
Waterworks, in buckets,
Droplets of joy, ruined mascara…
Lies and lustful manipulations,
All gone!
Good riddance! Bad rubbish!
Divine metamorphosis!
Absolute transformation!
A new heart! A new life!
Saved… Changed… I am!

Daily Prompt: Trance

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To Be The Best

Dream Desire Achieve

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Hold tenaciously to the dream,
Don’t let it slip away with the clouds
Nothing comes by accident
No good thing comes without hard work

Substandard attitude is not an option
If we must reach for skies

To be good
Is not good enough
To be better
Is better than good
To be the best
In the best there is to be

Dream. Desire. Achieve.

Happy New Month.

Daily Prompt: Substandard

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Welcome Dream Big Partner: Dream Desire Achieve!

I am pleased to welcome the latest blogger to become a Dream Big Partner: Dream Desire Achieve:

 

 

Here is an excerpt from the Dream Desire Achieve about page:

ABOUT ME

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Hello, my name is Obioma Ibe- (Obioma means good heart). I am a lawyer from Nigeria, though not practicing yet in the UK. I am a loving wife and mother, a committed and dedicated Christian. I currently live in the U.K. I enjoy reading and more importantly, writing. Currently, I have no areas of specialisation or literal niche but rather I enjoy writing about everything that captivates her mind and that which conforms to my Christian faith. Talking about my faith in Jesus is very important to me, so it will always be a recurring feature in my posts. I enjoy the ability to create literature out of anything, the ability to explore every facet of life without inhibition or tradition and allow my mind to harness the deep cores of ideation and fantasy.

 

My point of view: there is a line in every thing you see; there is a poem, a song or simple words waiting to be written. Ask the trees, run from the glaring sun or stare away endlessly into galactic stars, deep into the crust of the earth’s core or far above the third heavens; if you open your mind, creativity and inspiring words will captivate your imagination. A wellspring of undiscovered piece of literature around you does abound!

 

My blog is Dream Desire Achieve. Every thing on earth today was someone’s dream before it became a reality. Every project, every skyscraper, from stationaries to books, from household furniture to technology, every single item we use today was once in the dream, in the mind and brain of someone. They acted and fuelled that dream- today we have better lifes. You and me can make a difference too when we connect to our passions and dreams. “With God, nothing shall be impossible, for to him that believes there will be a performance of the things spoken by the Lord to him/her.”

 

From one writer to another: The pen is mightier than the sword.

You can find Obioma’s logo in my sidebar and on the Partners’ Page at the top of my website!  When you visit be sure to tell her Danny sent ya!

 

Here is Looking Up Your Old Address

Everything in and around Denmark

Moved away did she
changed her name,
once or, twice
such is it with women
these days,

Phone books no longer
work,
no forwarding address
cellphone number,
unlisted,
all of the clues
all turned into dead ends
all the hints, innuendos, lies

Turned the tables on me
in the end…

Lucky thing
she was sitting
right next to me

helping me along the way
or, I never would have found her

again….

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Today’s Featured Blog…A Cooking Pot and Twisted Tales!

a cooking pot and twisted tales

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When he made her acquaintance,
her fragrance titillated his senses,

he sought to have a dalliance
with her, she glowed with such radiance

and almost felt like an impatient pagan
for his increased hearts’ cadence

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Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha

Check out my new book on Amazon

Book cover, Unbridled, Poetry book, Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha, Bold Must-read

Daily Post – Fragrance

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Featured Blog…Art by Rob Goldstein!!

Art by Rob Goldstein

attached
to
self-loathing
his
bleeding
never
stops

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Marianne FaithfullBroken English

First published in March 2017 as a status update, I decided to use the image for something else.

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