Thursday, December 21, 2017

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS
Twinkles off a thousand stars
in a dance of creation's tuning
meeting of spirit and mind twirl
like spiders to web design spinning

Seers of future molding realities
transports unseen to tangible form
music going on and on into distance
where upon tomorrow quells the storm

Of yesterday and further back
plugs them into the hope and care
of broken dreamers
piecing Christmas together as prayer
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS © gillena cox 2017


Blog hopping with

Writing Exercise (For Days of Little Time/ No Muse)
Karin's Challenge and rules [in a nutshell]: Take a letter, let a random word beginning with that letter arise in your mind, and then.... follow my other rules below!
(i) on your first draft, keep your pen (or typing digits) moving. (This is incredibly important if you are “making” yourself write.)
Also on this first draft: do not cross out; do not go back to fix; simply keep your pen (or fingers) moving ahead.
Keep the flow going for a certain span of time. Five minutes, ten minutes. It will be useful to set the time in advance. Do not make your time too long--ten minutes max
Now, you should have your first draft. Of course, you should feel free to revise it! You absolutely should revise it!
Keep in mind that the point of this prompt is really the exercise, not the particular theme.
So, first, remember that your piece does not need to have anything much to do with your letter or that word that came to mine. These are only jumping-off points.
Second, please try to use the technique to write something new,


MY EXERCISE GAVE ME THIS DRAFT:
When earth steals the twinkles off a thousand stars, and plugs them into the hopes and cares of broken dreamers, night mimics galaxies miles and unfathomable miles away, where only the seers of future molding realities like spinning spiders to web of design, transports the unseen to tangible form, thers is where at the edge of horizons meeting of spirit andmind twirl in adance of creations's tuning, the music going on and on far into the distace of yesterday and back to tomorrow


Revisit
21 December 2014

22 comments:

  1. Gorgeously light-filled. And I very much love your breathless, crescendoing draft , too!

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    1. Thanks for dropping by Rosemary

      Much😇love

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  2. I love "a dance of creation's tuning" and "the hope and care of broken dreamers". So lovely.

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    1. Thanks for your apprecition Sherry

      Much😇love

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  3. I particularly like the end, Gillena--the idea of piecing Christmas together as prayer. Lovely. (Sad!) Take care, k.

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  4. Thanks Karin for droppibg in to read mine

    Much😇love2

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  5. Piecing Christmas together as prayer... this is my favourite image here. I also like that you posted your draft, very interesting to see how it started

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    1. Trådløs; Thank you for your appreciation

      Much😇love

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  6. Your poem left me breathless, Gillena - it was like swooping in Santa's sleigh! I love the line:
    'in a dance of creation's tuning'

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    1. Thank you for your appreciation; Kim

      Much😇love

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  7. I agree, this is absolutely breathtaking! Especially love; "a dance of creation's tuning."❤️

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    1. Thanks for your appreciation Sanaa

      Much😇love

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  8. Have a lovely Christmas Gillena! May it sparkle as brightly as the lights you describe.

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  9. Lovely writing ... Happy Holidays.

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  10. Such a stunning poem, filled with light and prayer.

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  11. Thanks for your appreciation Toni

    Much😇love

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  12. What a joy of CHristmas this was filled with... loved your draft as well... really nice

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    1. thanks for dropping in Bjorn

      much love...

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  13. Love the idea of hundreds of stars twinkling cheer into the world, sing the song of tomorrow, soothing what's to come...

    May your Christmas be just as bright, Gillena.

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    1. Thank you Magaly, Many Happy Returns

      much love...

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