Saturday, 16 July 2016

Saturday Scribbling Challenge and Fitreaders




This is a fun little writing challenge that Carole and I have come up with! We each challenge each other with the selected theme. 

This month we decided to do something a little different. We decided to do a poetry challenge! We then had to go find a photo that we personally feel matches what our story is about. 

First....my poem:
Ode to War
WWI inspired fantasy poem
by Blodeuedd

With a brave heart
and proud mind
I rode.
You are a hero, they told me.
You will save us all, they sang.
My parents smiled,
My friends they laughed.
But now I lie here,
broken and beaten.
Where are you who cheered me on
who hugged me close?
Where are you who promised me honor?
Where are you who promised me everything?





Now, Carole's poem (sorry it went long, hahaha)




Make This Stop 
Inspired by 'I'm Not the Only One' by Sam Smith
by Carole Rae

My heart is pulled
And stuck in between multiple roads,
Multiple ways,
Multiple times,
Multiple dreams,
Multiple desires,
Thump, thump
Blood rising
Palms sweaty
My heart is caught
In between places
Where to choose?
What to do?
No one to choose. 
Left in between
Breathing 
Failing
Breathing
Stilled
Wanting all,
Losing more. 
How to feel?
What to think?
I want it all,
But could lose all. 
I want to be happy. 
I want to be glad,
But all I feel is sad
And mad. 
Mad at the decisions
That lock me in place. 
That tell me what to feel
What to think. 
Make it end. 
Make it stop.
Make this heart choose one way
Or no way at all. 
It is all too much. 
Too many feelings.
I rather be stone,
I rather be alone. 
Make this stop.
Thump, thump
Make this stop. 




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Sat 1.20 h walk
Sun 1 h walk
Mon 20 km bike. 30 min walk. 1 h yoga
Tue 1 h walk
Wed 1 h yoga. 27,5 km bike
Thu 1 h walk
Fri 1 h walk
Sat 30 min walk






28 comments:

  1. Excellent - powerful images and great poems! I love that pic of your cat too. Stunning eyes!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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  2. Damn, now I want to write one too. Too bad I'm half lit at this point lol

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    1. LOL, but you should totally write one

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  3. Lovely poems! And wow - you sure did a lot on Monday :) Have a great week!!!

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  4. Lucie you are the sweetest! Great poems ladies, you rock!

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  5. Nicely done. I love the pictures you shared too.

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  6. Great poetry and lovely photos. Those walks are great.

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  7. What lovely pictures you have here!!! I love the cat. :)

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  8. Lovely poem and you always have such pretty scenery!!

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  9. I'm finally back!

    The poems are great - although I can't see the photo that inspired yours. <3 Luci as always!!

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  10. Wonderful poems. And I love the photos.

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  11. Hats off to you both for the poetry challenge. I was never good at those.

    And more beautiful pictures, Blodeuedd. :)

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  12. Herdbabe!!!! <3 I need to walk tonight but it's been so HOT and muggy. Good job this week!

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