V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #27: Intent

Last year, when we travelled, I was so sick that all I could think about was survival.  Over and over again I told my husband that I could not guarantee my participation in much, hoping he would not be disappointed.   The experience blew me away.  It also renewed my energy and promoted healing.  This […]

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Shift

Synchronicity nurturing wonder,relationships, books, mystery,accomplishment and celebration –home. Conversation, point of view,personification, questions,foundation irony,shadows baseline Attention gatheringdistance riverveil sacrificecharacter deviation –un-lived lives. *** The challenge this week was to gather titles from our own writing and reveal a new message through lining them up.  The poem above has been created from the weekly challenge prompts, […]

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Choosing Life

Buying time –resetting the dial,deviating from the norm… a healing place, here we go again,600 miles from home,recharging batteries… this might have beenan un-lived life. (My challenge this week is to make poetry from previous post titles.  For this one, I chose to select only the titles that related to our recent journey.)

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #26: Titles

In the late 1980’s, I began to study the psychology of dream interpretation as offered by our local university.  One of the exercises our professor recommended when doing dream work, was to give each recorded dream a title, and then periodically list those titles, in order, to elicit new understanding. The assumption behind the exercise […]

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Lens-Artists: Splash!

Imagine the courage –to flow freely –make a splash! undaunted by outer noise –neither rush, nor gush –totally unabashed Afraid I’d have to reset time,go back to simpler days –undo this lived crash. (Submitted to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Splash, and V.J.’s weekly challenge: un-lived lives.)

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #25: Un-lived Lives

“I met one of my un-lived lives at a party last night” is the title of a post on bone&silver’s blog.   I loved this post, and idea, so much I decided to make it the focus of my challenge this week. How precarious are our lives, or are they pre-charted?  Does destiny hold all the keys, […]

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Deviating from the norm:

Typically, this is where I tie up the week’s challenge with an anecdote, then a link to all the participants.  However, this time I’ve decided to do something different.  Using the title of each post, and borrowing a line, I’ve created a collaborative poem.  Links to the originals are highlighted. Glass Casketsauthenticity oppressed Deviation becoming the […]

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