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prompt 185 A Bit of a Daydreamer

November 28, 2013

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First of all, happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it!

This prompt has no theme, no structure, no direction or form. Let’s go wild! Let’s dance on our gears and spin our wheels. Let’s daydream.

I love to daydream. It often produces thoughts that are astonishingly clear. I’ve actually solved a few problems by daydreaming. My muse loves a bit of it, too, so I hope yours does also.

Ready? I’d like you to sit in silence for a moment, and let your mind slip into daydream mode. Or look out the window, if silence isn’t possible. Or let your focus flutter about the room where you are sitting (or through that window), and then wait for your eye to settle on something. Catch that first thought that floats by. In all likelihood, that’s what your muse wants to write about. Go with it: free-write, and tidy-up later, if needed. Take that object out for lunch or take that thought on a journey. Let your pen exhaust your muse.

Have fun, and I hope that you and your muse enjoy the conversation! I can’t wait to read all of your creations.

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21 Comments
  1. November 28, 2013 4:38 am

    Hi Misky! Love the prompt. I am sorry I missed the last two weeks, life is demanding right now. I am going to give this a try.

    Pamela

    • November 28, 2013 4:57 am

      Hi Pamela! Not to worry. The prompts don’t disappear, so you can always use one later, if you wish. Happy Thanksgiving to you.

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  2. November 28, 2013 7:27 am

    Hi, Misky!!

    I’m sharing this with PA today too but this is one that I’ve literally been daydreaming about for a few weeks.

    Feel free to share any insights about it with me, if it pleases you.

    http://wordrustling.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/sea-crow-a-k-a-the-great-cormorant/

    Thank you for the prompting!!

    • November 28, 2013 12:56 pm

      Lovely piece of writing, both of them, and I’ve left a comment for you on your blog.

  3. November 28, 2013 10:17 am

    Hi, everyone! Here is a link to my flight of fancy: http://maelstromonthemoon.blogspot.de/2013/11/ars.html

    Thank you for the wonderful prompt!

    P.S. I love the picture – living inside a clock would be fun if it weren’t for the constant and “mysterious” ticking noise within 🙂

    • November 28, 2013 12:58 pm

      Thank you for joining this week’s prompt, Andra. I’ve left you a comment with your poem. Loved it!

  4. November 28, 2013 2:02 pm

    I always have fun, but this one may be a form too far! http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/improbable-daydream/

    • November 28, 2013 2:16 pm

      I follow your blog, so I received a notice as soon as you posted it. Left a comment with your poem. A charming piece. I remain eternally hopefully, Viv.

  5. November 29, 2013 7:08 am

    Into the plot.

    Come, Venus, into my garden

    • November 30, 2013 3:22 am

      I love the latest tweaks made to the last stanza. Nicely done. 🙂

  6. November 29, 2013 12:10 pm

    Sort of a recap, but that’s how it works sometimes.
    http://juleslongerstrandsofgems.wordpress.com/2013/11/29/spell-bound-changing-gears/

    • November 29, 2013 3:30 pm

      Lovely! Left a comment with your poem, Jules.

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  7. November 29, 2013 10:53 pm

    Snakes, fruit, and drunken revelry! w00t.

    http://ravenswingpoetry.com/2013/11/30/nectar/

    -Nicole

    • November 30, 2013 3:26 am

      Nothing good ever comes from tarts, I say….

  8. November 30, 2013 10:02 am

    What a great prompt. I wrote four poems with it before I could decide which one to post! 😀
    http://stimmyabby.wordpress.com/2013/11/30/dog-dance/

    • November 30, 2013 11:40 am

      On my way to read your creation! 🙂

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  9. December 1, 2013 4:34 pm

    Oops. Forgot to add my link. Neat graphic
    http://briarcat.wordpress.com/2013/11/29/for-wwp-185/

    • December 2, 2013 2:44 am

      Thanks!! By the way, everyone should pop over to Barbara’s post to see the snowflakes.

  10. December 16, 2013 8:30 pm

    Sorry to be so late. This is a great prompt!

    http://purplepeninportland.wordpress.com/2013/12/17/keepin-up/

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