this is a great idea. hope you enjoy my words i always enjoy yours. please feel free to give feed back as well.
Thanks for the resource. I look forward to reading some of the other's pieces.
Rooster with an evil eye...this should be interesting! :)
Hi Willow -- I've justed posted my take on this prompt. Looking forward to seeing all the different ones people come up with...great fun!-- KayKay, Alberta, CanadaAn Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel
Hi Willow, I have been taking a little break to pursue some writing and am back with a new Magpie tale, I went for hen rather than rooster.
Hi Willow, I had great fun with this one.Like I said, "I had a brainwave".Bit longer than you ask for but I got carried away.
Sue J. sent me here and it looks like fun. I hope I did the link right. Thank-you, Willow, for the great blog.
I'm so pissed. Someone emailed me and said my poems barely make sense. and he further said, "Asians should not proceed writing in English." So this prompt is really timely. I have posted mine. Thank you willow. Your photo solicits vindication.
A face only a mother could love!
Arian: I've left you a comment...
Now this is a photo with character!Mine is done, and I'm working my way through the rest. :)
You know what?Chicken Butt!
Hi WillowThis seems like a fun thing to do have given it a go this week (I'm not much of a writer). Tried the linky thing for last weeks posting but missed the deadline. Hope it has worked this time
Brigid, I went with a hen, as well!
Arian, your response to this rude individual is excellent.
Just a quick quip while I attempt to intertwine this into Jack's tale.... Hope to be up again soon.
This is the stuff of nightmares! Love it!
I must admit, I did have a lot of fun with this particular photo shoot!
I can just see you chasing this poor rooster around his run! I have my entry in but I nearly chickened out ;-)
Marilyn, what? No chickening out on this one!
What a superb picture and creature!
I love this photo, Willow. I was just thinking tonight how well your photos go with my blog's header.
Nice image Willow.. couldn't help doing a light hearted take for the aggressive roo! :D
Love the look in his eye. Great Magpie prompt!Here's my Cock of the Walk
Heeheehee - I never know how these will come out, and this one is kinda funny! Thanks.
This image is haunting!
Dear Arian,So sorry and thanks for sharing. That shows the strength of Magpie Tales and how tightly bonded we are. I am born in Australia but I am proud of my South East Asian heritage as many of our friends here know.Magpie Tales have always been so welcoming, I have missed it as I've had this slight writer's block ever since Grandma passed away last week. Looking forward to all your magpies. And everyone else's too!
This one shook me up..and then....you'll see!!
I couldn't decide whether to "cock-a-doodle doo" or "bockbockbockbock".....so you can be surprized when you get there.....this is a fun one Willow. Hope you have a great Thursday! :-)
Willow . . that's not a Magpie. It's a chicken! Yet it's a prompt to have us scratchin' around. I'll try to keep my pecker up.
Wonderful photo! Thanks
This prompt rescued me from more self-indulgent blather. Or at least that's what it feels like.
talk about an evil eye. yikes.
I thought I was stumped with this one, willow, but then I remembered a certain speech...
I couldn't stop my Irish/French heritage from coming to the surface. ;0
This one had me running around...headless!
After more than a month of no blogging, I am back... and what a prompt to resume my Magpie with!! heheh.. I just loved the image!! Had me going alright!Now, am off to read what y'all had to say!! Have a fun week ahead!
Don't know what is up with Mr. Linky!I logged in at #54 an already got pushedonto #58. Guess so many magpies gatherthe cyber gnomes stay busy trying tomulti-task and get it all into the Mag Mag, right?Do love your prompt too, and thepoems are all over the barnyard,as usual; great fun to drop ina dozen or so new friend's sitesand see what the manor muse hasconjured up today, and this week. Stafford gave me the impetus formy piece actually, bringing backto the cortical surface Chaucerand Chanticleer.
The games afoot, my dear Wats...Willow!Bring your revolver!
I was putting together a deep ironic dialog for this then I thought, why bother?
Mine is up, Willow. Pardon my "fowl" language!
I've set the feathers flying in my coop!
Oops! Try again!
I thought I would skip this week as I had a major computer incident and lost all my poetry and photos and documents on my laptop. I wasn't feeling that poetic. I don't like chickens even but I gave it a whirl.
How about a chicken as a gift?
chickens in paradise
Hello, WIllow. This is my first poem for the Magpie blog, and the first time I have used the linking widget (above). I hope it sends visitors to the right poem! (The prompt picture is quite shivery)
Didn't know roosters scared me until now.
This made me think of an old fable about a rooster and a fox
friday night magpie! and its not really even scary this time...smiles.
Mine's in. I had a bit of trouble with the link - it kept entering past posts.
Oh boy this one was hard Willow but I gave it a shot anyhow's. Have a wonderful weekend!!
It's a wonderful photo. That eye seems to look right through me.
That surely is one rooster with an attitude problem!Good prompt, Willow. Thank you.
posted one, Thanks for the inspirations.
Wow... I didn't see that coming when I first started looking at the picture.
I loved this week's prompt. Conjured up a treasured memory...!
a little bit of mexican folk and animal cruelty...this is what this prompt and a Saturday morning inspired! Happy reading ;) - thanks again Willow for your hospitality.
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It's posted there at Oasis Writing Link, Willow, and I want to do the audio, too. I love your audio recorded reading at Willow Manor!
I really wondered what I would manage to write with such a prompt. But wonders of wonder, Magpie made me write something after all!!
I have never done this post before, but the image was irresistable.NOW I will return and read all of your lovely entries.Di
I might be putting my neck on the chopping block with this one!
Hey, thanks for this prompt. I needed cheering up, and there was something really familiar about that bird.
The poem was inspired from my experience living on a farm. Seeing chicken's being made into dinner, the old fashioned way! Shocking, yes...it was definitly an eye-opener and grimace!
The killer is back! Heh-heh-heh.
Hi, just off to post my effort! Great image.
Good grief, this was a hard one! Extra thanks!!
I'm enjoying comments about this weeks image. It's great that it's generating such heartfelt responses..Wonderful!
Willow, thanks for yet another wonderful challenging post. I'm learning new things each week that I participate...researching words, objects just to get ideas. Being a learner at heart, I love it. And I love the opportunity to write about it :)
I had a lot of fun with this one!
I'm a bit late this time, Willow has already posted a new prompt but I could not resist this picture :) Hope you'll read it anyway!