Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Mag 34


Happy Writing!

74 comments:

  1. I did mine first everyone, woohooo!!!! I can't wait to see some of you guys' stuff. Well, I'm off now, so I hope you like what I have left you, a slice of elemental creativity.

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  2. Matsui beat me, fair and square. {-)

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  3. I'm busy with the Manor Ball, so mine will be up late Friday. Come on over and enjoy the festivities!

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  4. I loved this prompt! Lamps to me suggest the old ways, where there was no electricity. Middle Ages and the Rennaissance, perhaps. Great picture! :D

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  5. I tried to keep it short this week. Enjoy.

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  6. I'm playing this week, my entry is short, too.

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  7. Love the beautiful depth in this image! Quite soulful!

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  8. I struggled with this image, but I'm off now to get ready for Willow's Ball! Ta Dah!

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  9. I love the lamp...perhaps because it is a reminder of the founder of nursing Florence Nightingale.."The Lady with the Lamp."
    Anyhow, I have added my name this week because my story is from a few years back..
    God Bless. CML

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  10. I hope you all enjoy this next segment...

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  11. Another great prompt Willow, thanks. :-)

    I am always amazed at what the prompts inspire in me and others.

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  12. just put up something from the archives...enjoy!
    will be peeking in at the Ball throughout the evening :)

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  13. Hi,
    I posted one,
    Thanks for the inspirations.
    Happy Reading!

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  14. I penned this while everyone else was dancing at the Willow Ball.

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  15. Thanks to Willow for another illuminating picture.

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  16. Just reached here. The lamp invites you to write. Will post in a few days.

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  17. Well, my dear ... it was difficult mustering up the energy to write this morning, thanks to you and all that dance and drink! Oh, how I enjoyed myself ... Stafford and Helen back home in their respective countries ... lovely memories!

    PS, he told me dancing with you was a highlight of his evening! and to thank you for the offer of your wool socks.

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  18. Look forward to reading everyone. Won't be able to do it until the weekend. But last week, as usual, was AMAZING! Thanks Willow, you are a bright spot in my life. Gros Bisous, Love and Light, Sender

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  19. Your photo prompted a childhood memory this time. Loved all the fun of your ball!

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  20. busy busy with the Ball...but found a moment to pen...bkm

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  21. hello everyone im kinda new to this blog so hope you dont mind that i entered and enjoyed everyones writing
    ):)(:(

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  22. Thanks for another outstanding photo-prompt. I wrote a poem, then took a photo of my own kerosene lamp.

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  23. Doggone it, you got me back with a silly little ditty that just popped into my head.

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  24. Always a challenge..always such fun!!All this and the Ball too!

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  25. all comments are much appreciated and give me encouragement and inspiration to keep writing!

    i actually found this quite a challenge but hope you will enjoy. especially those that have been reading my others in this serial. (my magpie 29, 31 and 32) (:

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  26. This photo really took me on a memory trip to the past - oil lamps, cold, old stone house in England, a safari park and an Ethiopian elephant. It was 1985 and my daughter was seven...

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  27. whoopee! here it is..

    http://alakaline.blogspot.com/2010/10/lamp-unlit.html

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  28. I'm all lit up at last, here - http://pens-poems.blogspot.com/2010/10/magpie-tales-34.html

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  29. I wrote two versions of the same poem. Intriguing how leaving one to fester in me birthed something similar yet entirely different.

    I'm frightened #1

    and

    I'm frightened #2

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  30. Ugh. I had trouble posting my entry. Had to redo several times. Hope it's okay.

    Glad to be here. This is my 2nd time.

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  31. Hi Willow! I apparently linked to the wrong post yesterday. I have it corrected now, but could you remove my link (#40) that leads to an earlier Magpie post? Thanks so much and have a wonderful weekend!

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  32. Thanks Willow for providing us with wonderful prompts!

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  33. I got mine up but I will tell you. I am hanging by a thread today. One too many of Gaga's Manhattans. Clive sends his love. Sorry I missed the brunch I just couldn't pull myself out of bed in time.

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  34. This is my first time. Thanks for hosting!

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  35. i'm back...and i did not even go scary this week...

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  36. So glad to be back! Missed you all.

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  37. Mr Linky is still not linking to my correct Magpie post! Wish I knew how to stop him doing that...

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  38. I´m playing againg! But ooops, I forgot to link directly to the post, and accidentaly linked to my blog main page...I´ll remember next time!

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  39. hi willow, it's been a while since i've left a piece of writing here. thanks for the prompt. steven

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  40. Okay. My Cinderella coach has turned back into a pumpkin. I'll be slowly making the rounds. V e r y slowly.

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  41. Another week of absolute literary gold. I am so humbled by all of you you have no idea. Each and every one of you have helped me this week to get out of a very deep depression. Thank you all for your inspiration.

    Love and Light, Sender

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  42. The image brought out something very interesting in me. Thanks for posting these lovely pictures. FYI-I have given my writer's group this link to see if they can come up with 600 words or less to discuss at our next meeting. Thanks Willow.

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  43. As allways... you brought us another great picture! Thanks Willow

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  44. happy happy to have made it by... each week my writing heart anticipates the new.. bold belongings

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  45. Enjoying the prompts - thanks!

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  46. Reminded me of camping ...

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  47. Me and my bad memory. I missed the ball, oh well next year. Here is my maggie.
    QMM

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  48. I like the picture. It tells just a lot. Thanks for sharing it! Enjoyed writing about it.

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  49. What a wonderful site you've created Willow. I look forward to reading and participating.

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  50. Peep named Shigune Matsui wrote that "I'm first"! Well...I'M LAST! I hope Peeps can find mine, because I certainly could not find his Magpie. If he reads this, maybe he'll enlighten me. PLEASE!

    And late, late LATE--that's me, all week, late to everything except a wedding gig (violinist), thank God!

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  51. I'm in! Thank you Willow for an awesome photo.

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  52. I'm jumping back in...thanks for the inspiration.

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  53. hazards of -"the good-ol'days."

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  54. Thank you for the inspiration, Willow.

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  55. Dear Magpies: I too, struggled then Willow's brilliant poem lit the way! Thanks to your initiative Ms W.! The Hurricane Lamp...please visit and enjoy!

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  56. After checking, Mr Linky was still sending people to the wrong place, so I've tried AGAIN !

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  57. Just straightening out last weeks story. I'm not embarrassed by this one so it's probably no good.

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  58. Better late than never....this was a wonderful prompt Willow....so many ways to go with this one...:-)

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  59. I'm not sure if my comment or link worked, so I am trying it again.

    Thank you all for taking the time to read my short story, I've just added a link to a poem the photo also inspired.

    Enjoy

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  60. whew--it took me a few days to recover from that amazing party Willow!! As always thank you for the inspiration!

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  61. I don't know. Once again, this is awfully close to the wire. Thanks, Willow, for the clever photo. At last, I get to read everybody else!!

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  62. This was fun, AND challenging!! Really enjoyed writing writing for this prompt, Willow...thank you!!!
    Now, reading the other posts here will be even more fun! Woohoooo

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  63. I didn't think I was going to have time to do something this week - especially when my first idea turned out to be rather a lengthy gothic horror sort of an idea, that I'm still twiddling with, and may take a little time to complete.

    Not wanting to miss out on getting a submission in place before the deadline, I squeezed out a double quick piece of flash. Phew! In the nick of time...

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  64. I kinda cheated and posted a combined effort. My first attempt at Haiku, too. Not sure how I've done. I've been time limited this week. Grrrrrrrr..........!

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  65. Having little of my own to bring to the lamp, I have brought a bit of Emily Dickinson. Enjoy...

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