Monday, March 14, 2011

Mag 57


67 comments:

  1. This lone shamrock showed up in my African violet this week, just in time for St. Patrick's. A shamrock bulb must have been hiding in the soil when I repotted!

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  2. It is such a beautiful image that reminded me of a beautiful girl.

    It's rather dark, I'm afraid.

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  3. Thats amazing Tess that you found the little shamrock in your African violets.

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  4. Hi Tess, climbing on board this week. Thanks again for a lovely prompt

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  5. How timely. Great Prompt Tess!

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  6. I feel awful outing the violets for the shamrock but it is near the 17th!

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  7. Somehow this image reminds me of a charming girl at my workplace who loves to wear this color.

    Come over my blog and enjoy my haiku!

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  8. Shamrock only for me, I'm afraid, and rather irreverently at that.

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  9. and Happy St Patricks Day everyone!

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  10. Well, I'm half Irish and would you believe I didn't even see the shamrock when I looked at the photo? Only the violets...

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  11. i am in love. with the picture.
    all the purple, its just hypnotic.

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  12. Uploading an old poem of which I was reminded because of the wonderful picture cue. Hope that's alright. :-)

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  13. Tess,
    I had an idea, but the true poem disallowed it, forcing itself onto the page despite my best efforts!

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  14. Great prompt, African violet remind me of my youth!

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  15. Hi everyone, it's been about 6 months since I submitted any poetry to the site, but am sure happy to be back :) Hope you like my offering and here's to signs of spring.

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  16. My flower pot poem for this beautiful flower...the voilet screams with passion

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  17. I couldn't take my eyes off the purple... :)

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  18. Thought of my transplanted Irish ancestors with this one.

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  19. Tess,

    St P's Day was utterly subconscious! When I did this last evening, I wondered to myself 'why Ireland'?

    Now I know.

    Co-incidence? . . . (Perhaps). . .

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  20. It's a stretch, but the photo gave me my character's name. Even if I didn't get the flower right.

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  21. Another 'quickie' this week. We've just lost our African Violet, after giving it years of tender loving care. It's sadly missed.

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  22. Brilliant, timely photo - thanks willow!

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  23. Thanks, Tess, for the lovely photo..inspirational!

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  24. Mine's a slightly less sentimental...and hopefully humorous take. That is a beautiful photo!

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  25. Ah, yes. A shamrock. Now I might be forced to celebrate.

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  26. I just did a poem called Come Forth, Primavera, going not with the idea of a clover, but rather the whol idea of spring put together. Sorry that I had posted it up late.

    http://thelunaticsdiary.blogspot.com

    It'll be up on my twitter, too.

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  27. This photo really speaks to my heart. Thank you, Tess. I was brought back to my inconvenient days.

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  28. Tess, great photo. Easy inspiration to write this week. My quickest microfiction in the one-month history of my blog. Thanks.

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  29. One day I must visit Tanzania to see the wild ones growing ... Thank you for the prompt.

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  30. The pic is so very captivating!

    I've posted my entry! :)

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  31. Beautiful photo. I thought it was a violet and a shamrock. I guessed right. Fun prompt.

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  32. I totally ♥ this photograph! The colors are simply stunning. Thanks for the prompt.

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  33. What an amazing photo, just in time for St. Paddy's Day! I didn't really go with the shamrock theme though. The violets were too captivating.

    Thanks for a great prompt!

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  34. delightful prompt for the week.

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  35. i wonder what it says of me that i ignored the shamrock...? And here am i, half-Irish. But the violets....xj

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  36. love those colors together. never have been able to grown african violets but my gram always had a half dozen in the dining room window.

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  37. I think my Irish Great Grandmother might have liked this picture!

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  38. Beautiful image! I just repotted my African violets and they're giving me trouble (again!) Hence, my post:
    http://lolamousedroppings.blogspot.com/2011/03/triolet-on-violets-or-teenagers.html

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  39. The stalwart shamrock is stunning, but the violets cried out to me, too.

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  40. Beautiful prompt, just beautiful.

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  41. just finished my poem. i'm relishing in all the beautiful comments here. Tess you've done it again. thanks to you and all the talented writers here!

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  42. Violets hidden among the clover, nice!

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  43. Beautiful photo - I found this one a bit challenging - but I managed :-) Nice prompt.xo

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  44. The colors in your photo are so vivid ~ alive!

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  45. Shamrocks and violets - lovely bouquet.

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  46. Plucky little fellow, that shamrock! Makes me smile. I am thinking on a poem... why do they keep getting harder? :)

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  47. Thanks for the inspiration. A lovely photograph too!

    Anna :o]

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  48. Loved the photo and the inspiration it provided too!
    Happy St Patrick's Day when it comes.

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  49. Lovely photograph. I used the color, not the flower.

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  50. gorgeous photograph! great inspiration.

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  51. I think it is unfinished and there will be a revision later today - but here it is for now.

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  52. I guess I just can't get my mind turned away from the horrors across the globe from me. Not even such a positive and affirming photo could take me off topic.

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  53. Thank you for the lovely prompt, Tess!! Reading on this would be fun indeed!

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  54. Lovely prompt - even if I have approached it somewhat obliquely.

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  55. Glad to be back...had knee surgery a while back....thank you for another wonderful prompt Tess! :-)

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  56. These beautiful purple flowers reminded me of the Holy Brother.
    Delighted to have found you.

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  57. Nice prompt. My first time here. Hope to be a regular.

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  58. OMG, Tess, your photo provided the total essence of my life. Thank you!

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  59. Greetings Tess,

    After being underground for a bit I am back as Jotter Girl and happy to be participating once again here at Magpie! This prompt really spoke to me. Thanks

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  60. Joining magpie! Not much of a poet. But would like to try out on this :)

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  61. Completed my poem (if you can call it so). I took the color as an inspiration. Please check out at www.periwinkler.wordpress.com!

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  62. I have always found the Magpie writers to be a source of support and encouragement. It is my opinion that unkind comments do not belong in a forum such as this.

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