Monday, January 27, 2014

Monday Musings: January 27, 2014 - Image Prompt

Prompt: 
"Winter Tree" by Andrea D. Olsen 2014
What to do: Write, film, compose, draw, paint, or otherwise express yourself based on the image above. If you are open to sharing, just put a link to your inspired creation in the comments section of this post. :)

Prompt inspired by: Blogger Andrea Dawn Olsen at:

Andrea Dawn's eye for beauty never ceases to amaze me. There is a softness to her work in which I find comfort and contentment (something that I have much needed as of late). More than once I have gone to her blogs with the intention to simply "check in" and have found myself lost in a photograph touched up ever so slightly to make it a masterpiece. Great grace shines through the snapshots of this gentle woman. Give yourself the gift of visiting her blogs and perhaps you too will find a moment or two of peace.

My take on this week's prompt:

Winter Maple

In a desolate field
naked and alone
she waits 
for the sun to warm her
she waits
to feel
beautiful again.


6 comments:

  1. The hope of rebirth in the Spring
    Holding onto promises
    Fills my heart with JOY
    Onward and upward

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    1. Onward and upward indeed! Thanks for visiting and for sharing Tammy! :)

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  2. muted earth
    into blue
    the endless reaching
    thirst satisfied
    hunger filled
    rain dropets
    melting
    all into
    oneness
    Winter's rest
    ready
    to rise up
    and burst
    forth into
    Spring's
    rebirth

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    1. Wonderful... absolutely wonderful. I love the vision of bursting forth into rebirth and the use of enjambment... especially with "the endless reaching/thirst satisfied". Really well done. Thanks for joining in!

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  3. I like the prompt but just checking in I have another to do first. I'm going to quit prompts mostly and just start writing again. This last year has been image provoked so experimenting with inner thoughts sitting in a flower meadow might be more enjoyable too. Lol! Have a good week!

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    1. I always felt prompts were merely a tool to jump start finding our own inspiration - to use as a tool to keep limber. I highly recommend a meadow full of flowers (although right now our fields are frozen tundra). Have fun with those inner thoughts... I can only imagine the colors yours have! :)

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