Foresight/ Four Sites

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Foresight Why nigh jeopardize Thy eyes’ bright sight wise Trust well hard truth Dwell quell marred youth You must not tell lies Alan Grace 19 August 2018 Eyes Poetry Youth Poetry Jeopardize Poetry This site is part I of a quartet (quadrilogy/ tetralogy) of sites: Alan’s Ark:…

Other Daily Prompt blogs

My Daily Prompts are now updated automatically every day. See: https://guestdailyposts.wordpress.com/2018/10/07/daily-prompts-automatic-update/ This blog is a way of ‘paying it forward’ to those bloggers who have followed my blog https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/ and liked my posts. See: https://guestdailyposts.wordpress.com/guest-pingbacks/ (Daily Prompts; Share your favourite posts here- no prompt required). https://flakback.wordpress.com/ https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2018/06/16/help-for-alans-anarchy-daily-prompts-read-this-first/ https://aaamazingphoenix.wordpress.com/2018/06/16/alans-anarchy-guidelines-more-daily-prompts/ Here are links to some Daily Prompt blogs:…

The Courage to Continue

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Mais oui … continue Now how may we continue To inspire poems within you Blessed to try Best do I Daily posts recontinue Alan Grace 16 September 2018 We will continue this blog when WordPress 5.0 arrives; soon I hope 😉 May we have the courage to…

Preserving the Daily Prompt

Originally posted on Christine's Collection:
A Quick Look at Six Word Prompt Sites As most WordPress bloggers know by now, WordPress Daily Post has bailed and bloggers have been left in free-fall. There are oodles of writing sites that offer word, topic, and sentence prompts, but they lack the interaction that the blogging community…

End of the road? 700+ Farewell gifts

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
End of the journey for me? No boy on voyage or journey Give me power of attorney Live no more as wall flower Won’t cower in The Tower Don’t haul me out on a gurney Alan Grace 23 June 2018 Maybe it’s time to pause my WordPress…

Writing in the Cloud

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Writing in the Cloud My writing is in sky Cloud “Likes” avowed of mine I’m proud I’ve reblogged scores I’ll reblog yours Typed with my pingback endowed Alan Grace 30 June 2018 Jun 30 Clouds I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts: Clouds I am now only reblogging…

June Prompts

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Look at the bottom of this page to see the Daily Prompts for the rest of June. Please add your pingbacks for your Daily Prompt posts for the rest of June to this post. To create a pingback copy and paste one of these three options into…

Discovery of the positive mind

Originally posted on fauxcroft:
There was a time when darkness Was a constant visitor And time when I let worry always affect me But in those bad times nothing ever got better Nothing ever seemed to improve So I decided what was the point in it If stressing out changes nothing If all it does…

The Battle

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
Sometimes I struggle with life With living it, that is I love it, this life But it’s hard sometimes And when I am in the struggle When I feel like life is against me I forget I’m not alone in it Everyone’s lives look so easy compared…

Daily Prompt: New dawn

Originally posted on Englepip's World:
I stand by the road Watching the sun rise: Dissipating the early morning fog Which has hung like a blur Across the landscape. The frost freezes my toes and fingers And my breath, a smoky dragon breath Hangs in the morning air. First there was nothing Not a hand…

FOWC with Fandango — Mirror

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
Welcome to June 13, 2018 and to Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (aka, FOWC). It’s designed to fill the void after WordPress bailed on its daily one-word prompt. I will be posting each day’s word just after midnight Pacific Time (US). Today’s word is “mirror.” Write a post using…

#FOWC — Mirror Image

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
The image above, Hand with Reflecting Sphere, also known as Self-Portrait in Spherical Mirror, is a lithograph print by Dutch artist M.C. Escher. First printed in January 1935, the piece depicts the artist’s hand holding a reflective sphere. In the reflection, most of the room around Escher…

Daily prompt: Mirror. Strut proudly

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
There are two versions below of a poem (and a number of options). Which version do you prefer? Strut proudly On the fridge of the Escher queen Her grandson’s art picture was seen On well-crafted hands A mirrored orb stands Reflecting headless robot’s sheen Alan Grace 11…

Daily prompt: Mirror. Man in the Mirror

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Man in the mirror … Michael Jackson [Verse 1] I’m gonna make a change For once in my life It’s gonna feel real good Gonna make a difference Gonna make it right As I turned up the collar on my favorite winter coat This wind is blowin’…

Broken

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
There are days lately when I feel like I’m broken. Days when nothing seems right and everything seems wrong. Days when the very idea of getting up and out of bed is abhorrent. Days when my body aches and my mind has stopped functioning. Days when my…

Rehabilitation

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
Gonna rebuild this heart of mine Strip it down to the studs Clear out the old debris Old timber and waste I no longer need I’ll live with it bare for awhile Get a feel for its original structure And listen for what new wants to be…

WordoftheDay

This post has links to some other Daily Prompt blogs. Please add links to any other Daily Prompt sites in comments or pingbacks to this post. Please also encourage backlinks (reciprocal links) to this blog from other Daily Prompt blogs. The best page to link to is https://flakback.wordpress.com/2018/06/05/daily-prompts/ For updates to this post see: https://cyranny.com/wordoftheday/ (sadly for…

How to Move a Mountain

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
Every time I start a new project, I am terrified I will not be able to do it. Every. Single. Time. This terror is not my initial response. My first response is elation. Excitement. Passion. Thrill. This is a delightful and short-lived phase of my process. Much…

The Vanishing Glass

Originally posted on The Daily Travesty:
They can trap us in their zoo Behind their walls of glass And teach us social boundaries That we’re not allowed to pass, Feed us just enough bad news To keep our anger stoked So we don’t see the sedatives With which we’re being poked. We the livestock draw…

Playful: Continuing to Write Without the Daily Word Prompt

Playful: Continuing to Write Without the Daily Word Prompt Here and now, naked without the Daily Word Prompt To spur me on, I twist in the wind— Lost after I became found In a writing discipline Implemented only 2 years ago A process that ended up Watering my parched soul With long overdue expression By…

Daily prompt: Transformation. Good service hammered/axed.

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Good service hammered/axed Must undergo transformation Service without hesitation Daily Prompt loss is the worst Will customers ne’er come first Till from WordPress mass migration Alan Grace 9 June 2018 For my Daily prompts see: https://wordpress.com/posts/flakback.wordpress.com For instructions on how to submit your own post for this prompt…

Heart-Centered

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
That familiar ache in my heart Lets me know I’m connected To the truth of my life, to my soul It’s where I sing from It’s where I dream From my heart, I can never go wrong

Test prompt. Daily Prompt: Purpose.

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Just checking that prompts are still working (5 June). Nope 😦 Maybe WordPress has stopped old prompts working too? What is the purpose of this? Jun 2 Purpose Nope- this does not seem to be working this morning 😦 Until this is sorted out, please add a…

Daily prompt: Connected. Proof of concept

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
WordPress disrespects users How users feel disrespected Now Daily Prompt disconnected For users depressed Unhappy we guessed How long till WordPress rejected Alan Grace 7 June 2018 Jun 7 Connected I have set up a ‘proof of concept’ blog to show how a Daily Prompt style blog…

Daily Post

Originally posted on The Mind of Nox:
With the daily post gone, I’m kinda lost here. I mean I have AJ posting my rewritten story, but I want to do something that connects with other writers. Has a anyone found a replacement for the daily post? I know that some people are using June’s from…

Childhood: A Water Pad

Originally posted on Piper's Adventures:
Jumping water a childhood dream not knowing where it will rise still a steady stream ? Water dancing fun to play the notes jumping around singing funny quotes ? The day is warm time to cool off jumping and splashing the pad is soft ? Now extremely wet it…

June 6 Prompt: Playful. Demise of Daily Prompts furtive?

Demise of Daily Prompts furtive? Is WordPress playful or furtive Too Intro or Extravertive For users depressed Unhappy we guessed We need to be more assertive Alan Grace 5 June 2018 Jun 6 Playful To submit your own post for this prompt, comment on this post. In your post (on your site) include the full…

Daily Prompt: Childhood. Misunderstood likelihood

Originally posted on COVID Odyssey by Alan Grace:
Misunderstood likelihood Childhood to old Adulthood You’ll be told always do good Will one day Postaday Like new Prompts go away Misunderstood likelihood Alan Grace 4 June 2018 Daily prompt: Jun 4 Childhood We never thought new daily Prompts would end (with only one week’s notice). What are…