nice. my favorite summer treat...
haiku for the summer time heatwave
Oh how I love this prompt! And lucky for me, my tomatoes are still green and growing strong...yum.- Dina
cool--I hope we get some nice ones this august!
The Bickers made it out of the house, but ended up in the garden.....
Hahaha. Tomatoes prompt me to write a "proem". This is lovely, willow. Thanks!
Amazing just how poetic tomatoes can be!
ahhhhhh tomatoes! Yum! Thanks Willow!
I don't know how to post the URL? Can you help me?
Just had the big beautiful yellow ones for dinner tonight. Great prompt.QMM
Okay, Annell, you're fixed! :^) (just cut and paste your entire URL...all that http stuff included into the linky widget)
Why weren't men called tomatoes?
such a misunderstood fruit!
All four of my children were born in October ...I lived on tomatoes literally! For four summers.
I can't believe it myself, but I will have something for "Tomato Plant!" Shall link Tuesday.
My first effort at writing a story.I wish my outdoor tomatoes were as advanced as the ones in your picture.
Hi Willow, a lovely prompt, thank you, looking forward to reading all the Magpies this week
I hope it wasn't me, that broke Mr. Linky? Sorry
Hee, no, it wasn't you who broke Mr. Linky, Annell! They should be up and operational soon...I hope!Jeff, what is it you can't believe? That men weren't called "tomatoes"? I'll call you "Tomato" if you like!
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Mine is ready and waiting as soon as Mr. Linky comes back.
I deleted a comment because it sounded like I was complaining: I wrote a Magpie story only to learn that the Mr Linky folks were out to lunch! :-)But these things happen. As usual, I welcome the chance to take part and I join wih willow in the hope they'll be up and operational soon.
What a perfect summer prompt. Thanks.
Mr. Linky's back. I'm in!
hi willow, please moderate the linky tools. someone's overusing the free access. thanks.
Wow. Mr LINKY has had too much to DRINKY! :-)I entered my name once on the list and I note that somehow I'm there TWELVE times.
mine is up...be around visiting
Weird, Berowne! In the dashboard, you only show up once. I have a message into Linky support, so hopefully they can tell me what's up with that!
tomatoes are for eating?I had no IDEA. ; ^)
Willow, Mine is posted, I am getting addicted and wait with patience for the prompt every week...great prompt...bkm
My name is up there as Sarah. I'm 14 and would love to have someone read mine. I recognise I may have a long way to go but some inspiration, constructive criticism and support is all i really need.Thankyou, Sarah.
Hope you will visit and read my Magpie Tales poem, Tomato Ornaments.
Willow et al: This Magpie has made me hungry to read all the Magpies at once! That's a Big Tomato!
YAY! I'm back after a two week break! I missed my Magpies! Can't wait to visit you all....
jane jones link sends us right back here...
mine's got a little tomato in it...thanks for the great weekly pictures :)
Loved doing this one. Hope you like it too :-)
An entry. A puzzle.
Always fun for me..thanks again!
that's so funny, I was just musing on the fact that whereas cheese sweats, tomatoes perspire...;)so of course i had to join in...great prompt!
Wonderful prompt! Looking forward to reading them all finally got mine up!
I'm in! You inspired some wonderful memories Willow. I've a busy day ahead but will be around to visit everyone soon!
Do you hear the 'Million Bells'?
I am late to the party this week but I hope to make up for that with my biographical, humorous and painful poem about tomatoes. I love the flavor but loathe what it represents in my relationship… My poem is simply titled “The Great Tomato Mistake”. I look forward to reading everyone’s Tomato inspired Magpies.
I'm posted! See you all soon!
nice writing a poem/story with tomatoes!!! loveNlightGabi
Back online and joining in. Thanks for the prompt.
Thank you Willow for another great prompt! :-)
I'm late this week, but I'm here!! I wrote something short and quick. Thanks Willow, you rock!
you never know what words an image will evoke...
I say tomato, you say tomato...
Today it's something new: directions in poetry!
I think Mr. Tom was 64 that year. Can't say fur sure but I'd be close 'nuff I'd say.rel
better late than never. I just got back from a road trip and had no time to really write, blog, think....other than just kick back, sweat, and enjoy the trip. I hope you enjoy my post and I will be look at all of ya'll's work throughout the week as I recuperate! Hugs, Lisa
Hello,I posted and linked in,I truly enjoyed doing this one,hope that you don't dislike it...Happy Monday!Cheers!
can't wait for the jersey beauties!!
Hi, willow, my tomato post is in and linked.
Hi Willow. It's like homecoming for me.
Okay, mine's up! Nothing like squeaking in at the last minute!
I wish my tomatoes looked like that!
What a bounty of fruit! We have had only one tomato so far, but it was delicious. Maybe we will have a late harvest.
So many posts about the romance of the tomato. I guess I took it in a different direction.
Better late than never...thanks for the challenge.
http://thursdaypoetsrallypoetry.wordpress.com/2010/07/14/outstanding-poetry-communities-to-share/ I have a post representing your community,please feel free to check it out!
Happy to hear it is open for any poet interested in participating :)
I just saw the date.. is the contest still open? I am new here and I am not sure :)
Rhythmofmysoul, Magpie Tales is not a contest, but more of a creative writing exercise, open to all. A new photo prompt is posted every Thursday, so if you wait until tomorrow, you can have a fresh start. Welcome!
oh okay.. sorry for mistaking it as a contest :) Happy to be a part of this event.. thanks for the info Willow :)
Thanks for this! A little love poem for the tomato.
http://thursdaypoetsrallypoetry.wordpress.com/2010/07/19/the-celebrate-poet-of-june-award-plus-poetry-community-award/I bestow you an outstanding poetry community award,plus two awards on the bottom,thanks!