Sunday, August 28, 2011

Mag 80

Red Umbrella, Christopher Shay


51 comments:

  1. wow, being able to be the first to comment, how fun.

    lovely one.
    well done.

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  2. I love the image this week, killer... It put me in a pleasant but melancholy mood, which informed the piece I wrote, but melancholy has been my norm lately -- so I wrote and posted a 2nd, more uplifting piece, a love poem. Please forgive my posting twice, I just didn't want people thinking I'm ALWAYS dark and moody... :)

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  3. Oh my gosh, what a gorgeous image.

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  4. Darkness, blood on the ivy, and a
    man rendered down to a stew,
    with a bold image, and a bolder
    narrator; fine job on this Mag 80.
    I posted an older poem of mine;
    a few months old, that has never
    been a Magpie; enjoy.

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  5. Fun! devilish, sneaky-fun! Thanks.

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  6. Wonderful image and fun to write to.

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  7. I also saw something ominous in the photo ...

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  8. Fit right in with my gloomy mood. Good to write it out.

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  9. Surely I'm not the only one who saw this an immediately heard fado music and felt transported back to Lisbon.

    Anyways, our post is now up.

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  10. You had me with the red. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  11. Just posted my submission, better late than never. I've been away and it's taking me time to get into the swing of things.
    Now to read the others. I never do that until after mine is irrevocably in.
    — K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  12. This is a great image. It was difficult to choose which direction to go.

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  13. Loads of inspiration in that photo! Thank you for the opportunities!

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  14. Come back, Gene Kelly. All is forgiven.

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  15. Nice one this week, Tess, thank you.

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  16. Excellent image Tess, thank you.

    Anna :o]

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  17. I loved this week's image so much that I spent a few hours enjoying Christopher Shay's fine writing and other images.

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  18. Great one! Made me think of heart cathedrals. :)

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  19. Nice...great picture Tess....back with the conclusion to my Magpie Tale...

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  20. I did something a little different for me... thanks for hosting.

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  21. Another fine choice. Hadn't heard of Christopher Shay, so it's been an education, too!

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  22. Loved this one! The image reminded me of when I was young and would wait and wait... looking out windows.

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  23. This is an amazing photo, really a perfect prompt.

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  24. I LOVED this photo. It took me so many places, it was hard to choose just one way to go!

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  25. This is my first one. I'm so excited!

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  26. In addition to the poem I wrote, this wonderful image also moved me to fashion a short story around it entitled "Safe Harbor". The link is posted at #57 above.

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  27. rob, great piece of fiction...thoroughly enjoyed it...

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  28. Beautiful image..not sure I did it justice

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  29. Delightful prompt Tess - looking forward to some good reads...

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  30. A picture full of Magpies, Tess. Many thanks.

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  31. This is such a magical site!
    Never underestimate the power of inspiration!

    Have a creative day!
    ~Mimi
    www.collagepirate.blogspot.com
    www.yellowdogmagic.blogspot.com

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  32. Just read above that someone else thought there was something sinister about this photo as well. I'm just glad I'm not the only one who saw that!

    Cheers,
    Arnab Majumdar on SribbleFest.com

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  33. oh!! this is interesting...my first one for magpie... :)

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  34. Nice, homely sort of prompt - I thought until I started to compose it. Done now!

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  35. It's such a bright, red umbrella!
    :-)

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  36. And well might Caddoc be sorry...

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  37. Very nostalgic photo...reminds me of a Parisian street or somewhere very familiar to my heart!

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  38. This one is so beautiful..and after a longtime my mind can work seeing the pic.
    Thank you Tess!

    http://reigningwanderer.blogspot.com/2011/09/under-red-umbrella.html

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  39. Beautiful photo. Don't know if what i wrote fit the prompt, but it is something. Thanks, Tess.

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  40. i love the photograph ~ there are so many amazing poems written from the prompt this week. my poem is only six words, but heartfelt. take care.

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