what a lovely picture, Willow.This is going to be fun
Hope everyone enjoys this prompt. For some reason, I'm on a roll this week. Must be the moon.
This is Lovely....bkm
Oh, that haunted manor I wrote is perfect for this one. Too bad I already used it.Hmm... gonna have to cook up something, I suppose.
I adore this picture, Willow. I'm on a roll, too! Nice, right? Though not much but writing is getting done!
your house, Willow? nice.. m on it.. the poem will be up in a few hours :D
I had this one half written before...you gave me reason to finish....bkm
good one for a first timer like me, this picture matched my mood
My first time venturing to partake... hope everyone enjoys.
Another nice prompt, willow.
Lovely prompt Willow, apologies, no 12 is my this weeks magpie tale,number 11 brings you to last weeks, I am not sure if you can delete that link, Thanks.
I love this prompt, yet couldn't find a way to end my story. I suppose I am too sleepy.
A brooding picture, but I hope that's a welcome light in the window...
A lovely image that could be romantic and could be sad!
Beware, even paradise has snakes!
There you go! Somebody else noticed the light in the window!
I managed to get it in a bit quicker this week. Nice pic.
a lovely prompt, with a magical sort of feel. thankyou :)
Lovely picture, great prompt! I enjoyed this, not my usual style but I looked at the picture and that's what wanted to be written! ;-)
I love this place - a real doll's house. The old fella deserted his family and tropical island - turned up at night, hope that's OK.
Brigid, don't worry, I'll fix your 11/12 thing! Leo, yes, it's the back porch at Willow Manor.
Welcome-welcome all you new Magpies!! Fun to have you here!! :):)
this is the easiest image so far :D thank you, willow.
Nice Magpie, I really enjoyed it :o)
Thanks Willow, I went for the magic and lots of imagination.Elizabeth
Enjoyed this week's prompt and the imaginary visit to this beautiful place. Thanks
What an inspiring photo! I cant wait to write about it. How do so many people just whip something out in a day's time like its no big deal? What talent found here!
This picture brought all sorts of ideas to mind. Thanks!
What a wonderful picture you've given us this week.
I've always been prone to contrive scenerios of lives behind the windows of houses as I pass. Maybe that is because I moved around so much both as a child and an adult.
Okay, girls are allowed to change their minds, right? I didn't see this cool bird background last week when I was redecorating. I think it's perfect for Magpie. If you don't like it, hey, don't worry. I change things around. A lot.
Willow - I was unaware of the history of Willow Manor or the river close by. So, yes it is very strange! How my poem ended... Was unaware at the start of where the feeling your picture evoked would take me.
Thanks, Willow...I find fun in everything!!
Oh so beautiful!I look forward to doing something with this!
I really enjoyed writing this one !
Hello everyone. This is my first time here and I'm excited to join you. There are so many posts and I am sure I'll be inspired (and intimidated, which is why I didn't read any of your work before posting mine!).
Come on, people, please link to the magpie, not just your blog's main page. Pleeease?
I do the same as Lydia....I don't read anyone's work until mine is finished. I like to start with a totally clean slate and let the ideas fall out of those rusty filing cabinets in my mind. BTW, I love this photo.
alright i am up! happy weekend everyone!
I forgot to leave a linky at the bottom of my story!! Oh NOooooo. Which has been taken care of now.If I read the other submissions before writing my own, I would be too timid to attempt it, so I start writing long before I even SEE the photo!!I believe that every good story works with any good photo! All art relates in the end!!
What a great picture Hope you all enjoy my tale.Now I can start to read and enjoy what everyone else has written
nothing better than a summer garden for inspration
Oh, this place just begs for a story! I'm going to let my thoughts brew for a while. This mag seems really popular... 60 participants by Saturday. Must be an inspiring prompt!
A house represents so many thoughts and emotions...great prompt Willow! :-)
Hey I always link to the single MAGPIE-of-the-dayand cannot get riled up by those who either do not know how...or just a bit, uh, hmmmm...lazy??Just I CANNOT tell you all how much I enjoy this Meme. Willow, you are GREAT. Don't EVER go away!Mine is HERE
Thanks for the opportunity. My story is right here: http://riyadhsharif.blogspot.com/2010/08/dreamland.html
Great photo Willow....thanks for hosting Magpie!
Willow I got started on this one and could not stop. I love these quaint little photos you put up they just awaken such feeling in my cynical old heart. blessings.QMM
Beautiful, beautiful photo, Willow. It was indeed inspiring. Thanks!
This is my first try at a Magpie Tale. Thank you Willow, and one of the best parts is reading all of the different creative voices who tell such different tales in stories and poetic verse. Thank you.
This is a very inspiring photo, Willow. So I’m in with A Wee Cottage in the Wood.
Hi Willow,You've induced a cool canopy of memories.
I was reminded of my recent visit to my childhood home. How tiny, and old, and dilapidated it now looks. Sometimes you really can't go back! Rick
PS: Not to say the photo of THIS home is tiny, old, and dilapidated!! ;)
I would know what happens in that cottage.
Late to the party, I see most of the food is gone, most guests have left. I've had a mental flat tire and wasn't sure I'd make it.
I ended up getting a bit away from the actual picture. I guess I just have a taste for the rundown.
Hi I'm finally here!http://comedygoddess.blogspot.com/2010/08/cottage.html
I'm in! Looking forward to some magpie tales!
This wasn't as easy as I first thought when I saw the picture...but I love a challenge.
Gosh.. a tough one!! Had a great time writing for this Magpie!!! :)Here is my "offering"Now, off to some reading! :)Have a great week ahead!!!
I'm so sorry for being late with my first Magpie Tale. I have been following for a while now and this one particularly caught my eye, reminding me of a visit I made in the early 90's.CJ xx
My Magpie Tale is a little late too, but I loved the picture you chose and couldn't pass it up, late or not. Thanks for the fun.PG
I just loved this picture Willow. It certainly gets my story-telling juices going.Star
Willow- Glad the moon is working in your favor! Thanks for the lovely prompt.
Hey, no problem, late posters! Jump on in, the water's fine! The only problem with posting late, is that you might not get the number of readers your post deserves. Better late than never, I always say!
Home from a lovely week in northern Minnesota! Good to know late posters are welcome. Comments are (thankfully) not the reason I write ... I love the challenge and the way you force my brain to work. ps ... I don't consider myself a writer and feel privileged to be part of this!