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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #15 on: November 05, 2017, 04:11:54 PM »
Bradley, thou hast indeed inspired me.

So I present a sonnet with love and water throughout.

In pools I have swum, while lakes I have crossed,
Thin ice I have shattered as I swam through.
In springs I have bathed and oceans have tossed.
My greatest love, my Water, it is you.

But now like ice I canst not melt thy frown,
My humor and jest do leave thee colder.
My waves of entreaty are all now turned down.
Where surf crashed now moss grows and love molders.

All wet, no sparks light, no joy bursts to life,
Like a cold bog in the night I'm lonely,
Yet my love like a spring ignores all strife,
I drink, Water, and wine to thee only.
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #16 on: November 05, 2017, 06:30:16 PM »
I have an idea I really like in an adventurer journal format, something I've never done before. Looking forward to trying it.
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2017, 11:33:19 AM »
7 notions so far... and I bet I get 5 more on the way in to work.
I’d put them in a poll, but that’s not really in keeping with the spirit of the contest.  8)

P.s. make that 8 notions.
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #18 on: November 08, 2017, 12:17:11 PM »
7 notions so far... and I bet I get 5 more on the way in to work.
I’d put them in a poll, but that’s not really in keeping with the spirit of the contest.  8)

P.s. make that 8 notions.
If you want a private poll, I'll be happy to tell you which ones I like best - probably all, though ;)
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #19 on: November 08, 2017, 12:39:27 PM »
7 notions so far... and I bet I get 5 more on the way in to work.
I’d put them in a poll, but that’s not really in keeping with the spirit of the contest.  8)

P.s. make that 8 notions.
If you want a private poll, I'll be happy to tell you which ones I like best - probably all, though ;)

You’re on!  ;D
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #20 on: November 09, 2017, 06:15:27 PM »
Got home from an extended weekend vacation for my sister's birthday last night. We spent some time at Niagara Falls and now I have some ideas to try out for this month or just in general.

My mom laughed at the coincidence when I mention what this month's theme was.
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #21 on: November 09, 2017, 06:19:51 PM »
In doubt I think I'll just write a new Barley adventure... Waterland, perhaps  ::)
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #22 on: November 09, 2017, 09:54:54 PM »
In doubt I think I'll just write a new Barley adventure... Waterland, perhaps  ::)

Keep this up and you'll have a whole novel

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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #23 on: November 09, 2017, 09:55:48 PM »
7 notions so far... and I bet I get 5 more on the way in to work.
I’d put them in a poll, but that’s not really in keeping with the spirit of the contest.  8)

P.s. make that 8 notions.
If you want a private poll, I'll be happy to tell you which ones I like best - probably all, though ;)

You’re on!  ;D

But which one is the wettest??

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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2017, 03:19:30 PM »
We're halfway through the month... I assume everyone is halfway through their stories? ;)

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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2017, 06:53:36 PM »
We're halfway through the month... I assume everyone is halfway through their stories? ;)
I'm afraid that's not how it works, Bea.  ;D
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #26 on: November 14, 2017, 07:36:56 PM »
We're halfway through the month... I assume everyone is halfway through their stories? ;)
I'm afraid that's not how it works, Bea.  ;D
Let me dream there are a ton of stories in the works... ::)
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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2017, 05:36:50 AM »
We're halfway through the month... I assume everyone is halfway through their stories? ;)

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Hahahaha!

  ::)

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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2017, 09:59:57 PM »
Are illustrations allowed?
I'm really thinking of joining.

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Re: [Nov 2017] - Water - Discussion Thread
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2017, 11:30:02 PM »
Are illustrations allowed?
I'm really thinking of joining.
What do you mean? Instead of text or accompanying your words?
Second would be cool, first not so much, since it is a writing contest. ;)
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