Thursday, October 13, 2016

Poetry Prompts Day 13 - OctPoWriMo 2016

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ― Alan W. Watts

Change is usually difficult and you'd think by now I'd know that the best way to maneuver it would be to stop fighting the changes and just go with the flow, but it seems it is my life's mission to learn the hard way.

Photo by Morgan Dragonwillow at Anna Ruby Falls

Day 13 Prompt: Flowing


Possibilities:

Where in your life do you need less struggle and more flow? 

Show us a time when you allowed yourself to go with the flow.

Free write for ten minutes around one of the two sentences above or what flow/ing means to you.

Suggested poetry type: Monorhyme


Drawing and coloring help me feel in the flow. 


Word Prompts:

slide
emanate 
continuation
pressure
rhythm


Music for your Muse:






Remember, our prompts are only suggestions, where you find inspiration for your poetry is up to you.
During OctPoWriMo, if you want to make sure that we know you have written something new, comment in that day's post with your link to your blog and/or share your link on Twitter with the hashtag, #OctPoWriMo.
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Once you hit publish on your comment it would look like this (only with the name of your post):

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I hope that helps. You don't have to do this, it is only if you would like to make your link an active link.

Remember to visit two or more OctPoWriMo participants and leave encouraging and supportive words along the way.

Peace,
Morgan Dragonwillow
Read, Dance, Write, Repeat.


Morgan Dragonwillow, author of Wild Woman Waking & Dancing within Shadow, is a writing rebel, foodie, urban gardener, recovering perfectionist, facilitator of magical circles and poet who (mostly) doesn't let her fears get in the way of her passion for writing and creating. When she isn't working with clients, writing or dancing, you can find her encouraging and supporting her writing community at @StoryDam, #OctPoWriMo#PoetsonthePage, and  Playing with Words on her blog.
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30 comments:

  1. #OctProWriMo Day 13 Post. http://ramblingsofawriter2016.com/2016/10/13/octprowrimo-day-13-english-tanka-poem-prompt-flowing/

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  2. Here's my offering for today. Still have to get the 12th's in. Challenging!

    Ain't It Sublime

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  3. I honestly don't do very well with change. I have a tendency to resist it.
    I love your colorful fish!

    https://poetryofthenetherworld.blogspot.com/2016/10/octpowrimo-2016-day-13-lament-for-zecor.html

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  4. lovely photos of waterfall and fish :)
    https://ladyleemanila.wordpress.com/2016/10/13/poetry-prompts-day-13-octpowrimo-2016-flowing/

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    1. Two of my passions, photography and doodling/coloring. Thank you!

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  5. I'm not one to just lay back and take it, so to speak. I am horrible with change. I like to know what is going to happen, no surprises. I like the known over the unknown. I can't defend myself against what I don't know. My biggest struggle is trust and, I guess, this is because I don't know what a person might do to do me in. The wall is up.

    Sorry to ramble there. Here is my post today...an example of when things didn't "flow" as desired:
    OctPoWriMo Day 13

    Have a blessed day!

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    1. Yeah, I'm so not great with change anymore, I think I used to be a lot better at it. I think I'm right there with you in the trust issue. And you can ramble anytime! =)

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    2. I'm sorry that you have trust issues, too. It is something so very easily broken, and nearly impossible to fix.

      Thank you. I appreciate the ramble permission. :)
      Have a great weekend!

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  6. Finally, a poem that is not so dark! When I Quilt . . . We're nearly half way already. Write to cherish each day.

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  8. My post for the day :

    http://amritapauls.blogspot.in/2016/10/winds-of-change.html

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  9. I kinda went completely in the opposite direction today: Go.

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  10. This one is off prompt...

    https://thoughtsandentanglements.wordpress.com/2016/10/13/inaugurate-spring/

    A good evening to all:)

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  12. Trying to submit a live link. Okay, here goes!
    Anywhere But Here

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  13. This meme busting monorhyme is off the monorails. No 'range...Rhymes with O?

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  14. A bit behind in updating, but have been writing daily! Days 12 and 13 are here! http://biancasbookblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/10/octpowrimo-days-12-and-13.html

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  15. Whew! Fit in all the prompt. Your collection of keywords helped to inspire these new verses at Nickers and Ink.
    Coming Clean - Because a change of season is good reason to let the breeze in

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