Ooh... love it
Mine's up bright and early this week.
The reflection in the window made me feels reflective. I know I get so into my own life, I forget about the whole world that is going on so near.
For some reason, this shook me up! Why wait?? Thanks, once more...
Very nic picture willow.. I found myself waiting for this mag.. you've got me addicted :)
I love it when an image arrives here and I have to drop everything and write. This got me back here after several weeks absense.
WIllow . . I'd love to know more about the picture. Very mysterious and moody. Have you any details?
You supply the photo and we supply the mood and insight. LOVE IT. This photo could go in so many directions, but mine is taking a creepy turn. How can one avoid taking that obvious path....well...it's obvious to me, which says more about me than the photo. lol
Yeah, I thought this photo would prompt lots of different directions! Can't wait to read!
i LOVE magpie tales...and can never wait to see each weeks picture!You've got me addicted. :-)
Willow, that's an awesome image. I'm gonna try to rework something I've got in the pipe to fit this (might not be successful, but I'm gonna try!).In the meantime, enjoy an oldie. ;)
very cool image...so many ways to write...thanks Willow! I cannot wait to read either!
Glad to have my old friend Will Shakespeare's assistance again this week. :-)
Think I got it... will post Tuesday.
I love these magpies :o)
I'm in.Love this image. It could have conjured 15 different poems for me alone.
Cami, feel free to do more than one, if you like!
oh awesome photo Willow :D
Willow, we ought to throw a HUGE party (between Thanksgiving and Christmas for you, and heeere's the punch line: AT YOUR HOUSE!!!--grin! Seriously, thank you Soooo Much for gathering us all together here like this.Some of us even became friends here--grin!PEACE!
I wonder whether Mr Linky will send you HERE this week?
Another neat prompt, willow.
mine is up... great picture!:)
An inspirational photo; for once inspiring me to wax lyrical rather than replying tongue-in-cheek.
Loved your photo Willow, I look forward each week to see what you have come up with next.
Finally caught up with the rest of you. All my missing entries are posted. New GrandBaby born 09/20/10 so had time to write but no time to post.Really miss doing this weekly.
Mine is a little long this week but I hope a few of you will check it out and tell me what you think. It is a mini-short story.
OK, mines up. Probably a strange interpretation of the photo.
A puzzling and interesting photo. Thanks, Willow, for providing this forum for us.
Wonderful picture, Willow!
This is the first time I've posted anything. I saw a post on one of my regular reads and followed it back here. What a wonderful idea! Thank you so much for putting this together, Willow, and to everyone else for the plethora of writing to read.
Thank you Willow, this one created a bit of a challenge for me. Hopefully everyone will enjoy.
For those who hoped more from my Magpie 29 (on the cottage) this is the next installment. All your comments are much appreciated.Thanks once again for the prompt Willow :)
I am back and so thankful for Magpie Tales. :)
Brought back a past experience for me this week, Willow, partly based on a true story.
Thanks Willow, loved this photo, thanks for taking such great pictures!
Dear Magpies: I really had a creepy feeling about this one but that's just me! So you get a creepy poem! (not THAT creepy! I'm getting creepier...aren't I? Don't answer that...please!). :O)
Great reading last week. I look forward to more of the same this week. Thanks Willow! Be Inspired Today! Love and Light, Sender
I'm slow....took me a while to figure out what the image was. Life's like that for some of us, I guess!!
I look forward every week for your prompt. I love the diversity of perspectives from the writers.
Rick, the beauty of a photo is the range of things people see in it. It can be whatever you see!
once more unto the breech...
Look forward to reading everyone's take on this one...thank you Willow for another great prompt...and so loved your beautiful poem! :-)
I'm joining you for the first time this week after lurking about wondering what Magpie Tales were.Thanks for hosting this lovely spot!I'll read and comment as my slow-sial up internet permits.
Copying a page from Jeffscape's book -- that doesn't count as plagiarism, does it? ;-) -- I'm in with an oldie too.
I have been on hiatus this summer, but I'm happy to be back!!
Growly growl. Here is mine... I Won't
Discovered this on Lydia's blog. Thanks for the inspiration!
What can I say but - on reflection - this is another great choice!
I went with my first reaction but found it challenging to put it in words. Thank you for the strenuous workout.
I have posted mine on my story blog. Please don't be freaked out by the content warning....my magpie is G rated!
My Magpie is ready, come and get it!
Just posted my first Magpie!
Such a beautiful photo Willow. Thanks again for such wonderful inspiration.
Drew a blank this week until I read some of the excellent posts. Then it began to make sense to me. Thanks for an interesting exercise.
Willow, I have been watching too much BBC productions. Lol Came up with this after doing some research into my genealogy. Loved it.QMM
Late to the gathering again, but I've stayed away in order to keep my mind centered on creation. The photo threw me for a bit of a loop, not necessarily taking me where I thought the journey would lead. But hey, that's like life. A different path taken.Thanks Willow.
This is an awesome photo...it made me think and write about mortality.
Love the photo Willow.
Couldn't help the creepiness...
Such a gorgeous photo: luminous, mysterious, yet calm...At last I can go read everyone else's!
"better late than never," my mama always said!
Here you are! Thank you so much for giving me a deadline for this post. Otherwise it would never have happened.
well, looks like I made it under the wire this time - missed the last one...thanks for the prompt!
heheheh... Am here toooo!! Here I go!! At lastttt... :)LOVED this image!
And then I added an old one, 'cause I really felt it fit in here.. hope you enjoy it... Thanks.. :)
well I was busy with work and still am... So I kinda missed a lot of stories. Anyway I got back, for now and enjoyed the hell out of it :D !!! Nice pic.
Oops, I typed "Haufrau" into Mr. Linky. Darn. Anyway, I'm glad to be back at doing Magpies after an extended absence!
No worries, Hausfrau, I fixed it! :)
Hi WillowHave you thought about doing a mini pic mid week? I personally would enjoy doing this more than once a week....
Seemed to have been a little carried away, finding three poems of mine to submit for this one.
Kym, feel free to post more than one piece for each photo prompt, if you'd like do do more!
I enjoy interesting writing. I read a few poems that I very much enjoyed, inspired by pictures from this site. I find the idea of writing anything at all about some random picture somehow exciting. I've submitted my first. Thank you.
Tarnation, forgot deadline was Tuesday. Oh well I'll finish my story anyway sometime. But will definitely do this next one in time!