Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Words for Wednesday

As Sue AKA Elephant's Child says, Words for Wednesday is a moveable feast and I'm so happy to be providing the prompts this month.

Prompts can include pictures, phrases, quotes, words, music, or beyond and any combination of the above as well. Participants may use all the words or some, include the quotes or simply be inspired by the imagery, quotes, or music.

However the prompts move you to write, it's a-okay with us! The rules are, "Write, baby, write." Whether it's poems, plays, short stories, prompts, lyrics, or more, whatever you like-just write!


For now, here are this week's prompts:


Sea green
Froth
Sharp
Thousands
Rain
Abducted

You are welcome to put your creation in the comments section below or use the prompts to write your heart out on your own blog (just please leave a comment here so we all can read and applaud your efforts).

Next month prompts will be found back at Elephant's Child blog but provided by Margaret Adamson and her friend Sue Fulton.

Happy Writing!

20 comments:

  1. beach themed words! Thank you. I've just finished my story and scheduled it to appear on my blog on Friday 12th.

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    1. Glad you liked them, look forward to seeing your story!

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  2. Perfect choice of words, Hannah! Here in Montreal, Canada, it is very hot and humid this week so thank you so much for the refreshing post. Very much needed.

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    1. Glad you found them refreshing Linda :o)

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  3. With apologies to Shakespeare....
    'Full fathom five thy father lies;
    Of his bones are coral made:'


    Since the dark day those sea-green waters seduced you, abducted you,
    kept you,
    the froth on life's champagne has gone.

    Thousands of tears have fallen.
    Oceans of salt rain.
    Sharp, endless pain.

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    1. Well done, EC...Wonderful! :)

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    2. "Oceans of salt rain, Sharp endless pain" stirs my brain up! Good job EC!

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    3. I'm stunned by the beauty of this EC :)

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    4. Oh so very well done my friend:-)

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  4. And here we are again...and here I am again with my effort for this week.

    "Whenever I could, which wasn’t often enough, like a kidnapper hidden in the cloak of darkness I ABDUCTED myself before dawn’s fist light.

    Come RAIN, hail or shine with my overnight bag packed and thrown on the passenger seat of my car I was off to the coast, 84kms away. I travelled light, never needing much – just a sarong, an extra pair of shorts, a couple of tops, my swimmers, two towels and toiletries.

    A hamper filled with food enough to last me for the weekend sat securely in the trunk of my car. Included, as always, were a couple of bottles of red wine, a block of SHARP cheese, a round of Brie, some Stilton, black and green olives, and, of course, dark chocolate-coated ginger.

    It would take an army of THOUSANDS to stop me from spending at least one weekend a month chilling out in my cabin on the foreshore overlooking the Coral Sea. A SEA GREEN as a sparkling emerald and crystal clear, fringed by white FROTH as it rippled across the golden sand welcomed me as if with the open arms of a loved one.

    On the balcony rail, the bleached piece of coral I’d found during my last visit sat patiently awaiting my return.

    Peace transcended...all was well with the world...."

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    1. Lee it is places like that which sustain us isn't it?

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    2. Very nice! You definitely capture that peaceful essence.

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    3. Oooh, Lee! A cabin at the foreshore, a dream come true. I'll be there with you, in my mind.

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    4. Wish I could have gone with you. Loved it. Is there such a thing as dark chocolate covered ginger?

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    5. Yes...there most certainly is such a thing as dark chocolate-coated ginger, Annie...here in Aus, anyway...and it's delicious!! :)

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  5. REMNANT OF THE SEA by Granny Annie

    I was walking along the beach and encountered an unusual fossil. I picked it up very carefully and tried not to jostle. Deep inside the crevices you could see algae remnants of SEA GREEN. It had probably rested there for years untouched and serene.

    Ocean waters had splashed this fossil with years of FROTH. I lifted it carefully holding it in a soft cloth. The tiny imprinted edges were thin and SHARP. My light touch across these edges sounded like music of a harp.

    It was an unusual piece from the sea side surrounded by THOUSANDS of tiny bits of sand sparkling like diamonds. It had been there untouched to be washed by wind and RAIN. No one had picked it up before. How had they managed to refrain?

    I took one last look at my treasure, deciding it should not be ABDUCTED. It was gently replaced back in the sand for more years uninterrupted.

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    1. I love this. Treasures like this should always be left for someone else to admire.

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    2. Lovely, Annie...well done....a lovely composition.

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    3. this is nice Annie. I've often admired pieces I find at the shore, usually unusual shells, then put them back where they belong.

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    4. Wow! I really like this, your rhymes are just fabulous! Very well done. Thank you for posting!

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Thank you for reading and commenting!

Be well, HBF