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#FWF Free Write Friday: Image Prompt

envelope-typewriter-words-Favim.com-404175_largefree write friday kellie elmore

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Does this envelope hold a message for you or someone else? In the words of John Mayer… “say what you need to say…”

I met you when I was so young… k15126501

Immature…

Full of hope…

Love to give… k13240939

No worries…

Wanting freedom…

Ready to see the world…

We fell in love…

We went against some people…

Married before you went to War… hma0070

We wrote each other…

We kept our thoughts on each other…

I longed for your return…

You longed to return…k9479293

We reunited after a long year…

Made our way into the world…

Found our niche…

Work…

Children… bul0163

Ups…

Downs…

Family relationships…

Dealing with every day stress…

Growing our roots… k8763933

Building our home… jba0061

Raising our family…

We are still here…

Life is so interesting…

Bringing with it…

So many changes… k12501724

We are now turning gray…

We are not that youth…

We once were…

Our roots are still strong…

But our bodies are bending…k5983705

But, we are together…k13844820

We are one…

We belong…

To each other…

Happy… as we grow old together…dki0006

Still love you Babe…

Always will!

Daily Prompt: Fearful Symmetry

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Pick a letter, any letter. Now, write a story, poem, or post in which every line starts with that letter.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us SYMMETRY.

I think I will use the letter “M”…

13th letter of the alphabet!

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Marilyn is my name…

Mirrored from one known…

Myself has no fame…

Maybe just on loan…

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Many parts to me…

Much no one knows…

Maybe find the key…

More highs than lows…

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Morning… favorite time…

Making a coffee…

Moments of sublime…

Minutes just for me…

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Married a long time…

More years to come…

Miles traveled with someone kind…

My life not done…

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Mondays … not my best…

Many years of working…

More days of rest…

Months of retiring…

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Mother was the best…

My Dad was too…

Making me test…

Myself… learned to do…

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Marvelous friends…

Mellowed me…

Male… female depends…

Making who you see!

Daily Prompt: Keep Out

Who is the one person you hope isn’t reading your blog? Why?

Photographers, artists, poets: show us OUTSIDE.

Some say I let people know too much about myselfk11789234

Maybe so…k6584220

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I personally think it’s OK

I write for myself and mostly about my own experiences

You either like who I am or not…

But, I know I have sometimes written about things in people’s lives I shouldn’t…

I should have asked their permissionk9465779

I should have respectk12831930 for that person’s wishes…

I don’t lie about them… I just say the truth… and the truthk3248496 can be hard to handle if you haven’t faced your demons k13277873or have hang-ups

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There may be truthsI wouldn’t want to face”… or maybe there are things people see in me that I don’t…

In fact… I do have a couple of (hidden) secrets that I wouldn’t want plastered all over…

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I’m sure that perked up some ears of my followers or family membersbiz21_c

So… I would say YES!… There are people I wouldn’t want to read some of my writings… because it contains things about them that are private

and I in turn wouldn’t want someone writing about my inward thoughts and reading about it unawarek5807526

My mind has started spinning around on this topick9061288

Time to consider my source of writing materials for sure…k12403633

Because I wouldn’t want to hurt anyone bandage … and I don’t want to be hurt!oop0007

Daily Prompt: Bookworm

Tell us about the last book you read (Why did you choose it? Would you recommend it?). To go further, write a post based on its subject matter.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us WORDS.

My WORDS that eventually become my BLOG… start right here!…OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

My notebook… full of WORDS that express my thoughts

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Messy?… oh, yes!… This is my little part of the world that is just between me and the words I write…

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and maybe a cup of coffee my diet cola… or even a snack

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I love my notebook!… full of my words

that I need to remember…

look up meanings to…

check the spelling of…

a group of words expressed by someone else that I liked…

quotes I want to save…

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and plenty of blank pages ready to fill up with WORDS!

Daily Prompt: Personal Space

To what extent is your blog a place for your own self-expression and creativity vs. a site designed to attract readers? How do you balance that? If sticking to certain topics and types of posts meant your readership would triple, would you do it?

It’s definitely self-expression u18681561… and creativityk10963906

and the “icing on the cake” is that have some followers who evidently like to read some of what I writek8727140

I am the one getting something from my blogging…

It gives me a feeling of being freecfr0020

a place to find comfort…cfr0246

a place to let my own thoughts and ideas flow…k11889305

a place to try new thingsIS098RJ1X

a place to make new friendsnri0123

a place to learn of other homelands… be it another country… state… city…MAP0084

a place to learn of other’s heritage and traditionsk13605188

a place to feel someone’s joy or heartachecfr0017

It’s a place to find out that we all are quite similark3019137

So here I am… expressing myself… and letting my creative juices flow

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Awards Lately…

Three Awards I’ve won in the past couple of months…

Thanks so much to :

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terry1954

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http://klling.wordpress.com/author/klling/

liebster-award

quirkybooks.wordpress.com

My 11 questions are:

  1. Do you prefer black or white and why?… love black for accenting in decorating…and for it’s ability to make me look smaller…
  2. What do you like most about rain?… Makes me slow down… and do things I put off…
  3. If you could publish any one book that you are currently writing, which one would it be and why?… It would be my experiences with “My Special Kids”…which might also be the title…
  4. If you weren’t a writer, what other job would you be doing and why?… anything to do with art… painting… drawing… decorating…
  5. Do you prefer poetry or prose?… prose I guess…Let me look up that definition???… yes, the everyday language… that’s for me!
  6. What is your greatest writing moment to date and why? Every time someone has a comment… Evidently they have read what I wrote… Isn’t that grand!
  7. What is your favourite genre to read and why? OK… let me look that up too… Mysteries and true stories…
  8. What is you favourite animated film? Bambi… and any Christmas
  9. Do you prefer How to or self-help books and why?… “How to” definitely… let me get my hands on it!
  10. How would you like people to remember you?… A person with a good heart…
  11. What are your three most positive words… Simplify… Try… Love

To all of my fellow bloggers… I find you all quite worthy of any of these awards…

Daily Post: Ready-Set-Go… Only 10 Minutes!

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Set a timer for ten minutes. Open a new post. Start the timer, and start writing. When the timer goes off, publish.

I’m starting to write as my husband is watching TV… My son is pacing the floor… I’m so tired of television… it gets to be so boring with all of the news blaring… ads for everything no one needs… and movies that have been seen a dozen times… Don’t get me wrong… I like certain shows…but, Saturday night stinks for us trying to have something to watch…I started to rent the movie, Taken Two… when I went to Wal-Mart earlier… but, then decided against it… Mainly because a teenage boy was looking… very slowly… through all of the titles…

I had some shopping to do… My two guys were hungry!… Bobby is redoing our half-bath off of our bedroom…It has only been papered and painted… We want to open up the area a little by taking off the closet doors… redoing the little pink tiles on the floor that have been there since 1969… That was two years after I graduated from High School… and now I’ve been graduated over 45 years…

My son paces when he is bored… like me I guess… Although I don’t pace… He is bi-polar and it helps him to relax… Just makes me nervous sometimes… but, I’ve learned to just let him do it… He loves it when we are working on the house… He is so talented with his hands… but, it makes him so nervous… if not done exactly right… that he is unable to work… He is on disability… He has wonderful ideas… and is an avid collector… He keeps his area… the whole basement… in tip-top condition… Anyway he gives his Dad lots of supervision when we are doing make-overs… and I know if Bobby wasn’t the patient sort that he is… it would drive him right up the wall… No one could be as good as he is with our son… I guess that’s why God gave Doug to us… We love him no matter how he acts… He can’t help it!

“My Passions”

To decide what to write about in my New Blog for 2012 … it was suggested that I draw a picture representing “ME”... Around “ME” are the things I’m passionate about… So my first drawing looked like this..

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It consisted of 8 personal ideas about myself … Art, Writing, Home, Friends, Family, Feelings, Success, Thrift Store Discoveries… I was to then expand on that… So as you see it was getting busier!… Consisting of me writing something about each topic

Art– Love painting on old items that need a new life… chairs, small tables, really anything unusual… walls…

Writing-Learning… improvement… connect with all kinds of people… Try to get book idea together…

Home- Happiness came to mind…

Friends– Staying connected…

Family- Togetherness…

Feelings- Wanting to feel better inside and out… be healthier…

Success- Knowing I make a difference…

Thrift Store Discoveries– My relaxation time…the hunt for the unique … but, has to be a bargain!…

Then… How can I connect these???

I would combine the Writing, Art, Thrift Store Finds

I would combine the Friends, Home, Family, Feelings+ Writing

and Success would be combined with all …

The only thing I didn’t actually write down was “God“…(belief)… This is because that’s a “given”… He’s with me in all my ideas, thoughts and actions!…

What a neat concept!… and I do believe it will help me in my endeavors… Now, to start on January 1, 2012… I can’t wait to see what my First Blog will be!

My “Idea Box”…

I have an “IDEA BOX” …it was suggested to us bloggers …because sometimes you just go blank! …Really, I haven’t had that problem…I usually start writing about something and end up going in an entirely different direction …That’s why I love blogging I start writing, then I start looking up information on the internet …and then when I’ve finished writing…I have learned something NEW!…How neat is that!…I decorated my “IDEA BOX”   to compliment my U of L  office room …Why not?…I have approximately 6 ideas in my box now…some I will use and some  will not…You have to also be in a mood to write about some things…I have found writing to be like my art …I have to be “inspired” Isn’t that a neat word…”Inspired or Inspiration“? …I picked out the meanings that applied…

1. extraordinarily good: brilliant and creative

2. motivated by something: based on a particular motive or example

3. stimulate somebody to do something: to encourage somebody to greater effort, enthusiasm, or creativity (artistic work)

4. stimulation to do creative work: stimulation for the human mind to creative thought or to the making of art

5. good idea: a sudden brilliant idea

6. divine influence: divine guidance and influence on human beings

 Encarta ® World English Dictionary © & (P) 1998-2005 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

So with this information I hope to be inspired to continue to write and get better every day…

 

“My Kids!”…

I had so many kids in our classroom that gave so much “Inspiration” and evidently they were inspired …A young man in our class had written and  illustrated his own comic book…The charachters were unusual like all comic book characters   are…the illustrations were so detailed and wonderful…I believe one of the characters was called “Smelly Feet”…so funny! When he drew other things the details as I have said, were awesome…He designed things…he reworked others ideas to make them his own…”Is that plagerism?”…just kidding…He just made things into the way he conceived them…I call this inspiration , having a stimulated, brilliant, creative, enthusiastic talent…Where does this come from???…

I have to go back to the last definition that I listed…Divine guidance that influences us as humans Have you ever been truly inspired?…I bet you have!