Shawn L. Bird

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poem- disappear August 21, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 10:16 pm
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I want to

disappear

into tomorrow

to explore

Imaginary

corridors across

your incendiary

borders

into

somewhere better

than your

artificial

reality.

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In response to the Monday Meme photo prompt 

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Monday Meme in Newfoundland August 18, 2014

Filed under: Monday Meme,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 10:38 pm
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The return of the Monday Meme!

On Facebook, one of my former students, all grown up and living in Newfoundland, posted this photo of her daughter  that just cries out to be a Monday Meme, and so, with her permission, now it is!

The rules:

  • You use this photo as a prompt for some writing.  Poem, story, memory, it doesn’t matter.
  • Copy the photo onto your site, leaving the text.
  • Link back to this post AND submit your link in the comments below.

Note:

While I post the photo on Mondays, you don’t have to post your writing on Mondays.  You can post whenever you choose.  If you enjoy this one, click ‘Monday Meme’ at right, and respond to any of the old posts.

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Monday Meme-Vancouver Lights November 25, 2013

Filed under: Monday Meme,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 12:13 am
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After a few weeks of hiatus, the Monday Meme is back!

This week I had the unexpected pleasure of an upgrade to a penthouse suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver.  It was stunning.  I thorough enjoyed stretching out in front of the huge picture window, and admiring the glorious view as I worked away on my writing projects.  The poem that this view inspired in me can be read in the link above. How about you?  How does this view inspire you?

Your assignment:

1. create a poem, story, or article based on this photo.

2. Post it on your blog.

3. Cut and paste the photo onto your post (leaving the Monday Meme text).

4. Put a link to your post in the comments to this post below so we can visit your blog.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!  (I will leave a comment on your blog post itself, rather than posting in response to your link here).

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MondayMeme-walk carefully October 21, 2013

Here is a photo meme for you!

“On the edge”

This photo is compliments of Prairie Knutsen from A.Bigger.Picture,Photography.  I have some very talented former students, and this young photographer has delightfully interesting and innovative photos!

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 Your assignment:

1. create a poem, story, or article based on this photo.

2. Post it on your blog.

3. Cut and paste the photo onto your post (leaving the Monday Meme text).

4. Put a link to your post in the comments to this post below so we can visit your blog.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!  (I will leave a comment on your blog post itself, rather than posting in response to your link here).

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writing prompt- MondayMeme of modern stained glass September 30, 2013

Monday Meme of

modern stained glass window at Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Your assignment:

1. create a poem, story, or article based on this photo.

2. Post it on your blog.

3. Cut and paste the photo onto your post (leaving the Monday Meme text).

4. Put a link to your post in the comments to this post below so we can visit your blog.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!  (I will leave a comment on your blog post itself, rather than posting in response to your link here).

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Monday meme- robin at Montserrat September 16, 2013

Filed under: Monday Meme,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 5:30 am
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Here is a photo meme for you!

I met this sweet little robin at Montserrat in Spain on a hike to the chapel of Sant Joan.

 Your assignment:

1. create a poem, story, or article based on this photo.

2. Post it on your blog.

3. Cut and paste the photo onto your post (leaving the Monday Meme text).

4. Put a link to your post in the comments to this post below so we can visit your blog.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!  (I will leave a comment on your blog post itself, rather than posting in response to your link here).

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Monday Meme- 2013-09-09 Red Woods September 9, 2013

Filed under: Monday Meme,Poetry,Writing — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:30 pm
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Here is a photo meme for you!

 Your assignment:

1. create a poem, story, or article based on this photo.

2. Post it on your blog.

3. Cut and paste the photo onto your post (leaving the Monday Meme text).

4. Put a link to your post in the comments to this post below so we can visit your blog.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you come up with!  (I will leave a comment on your blog post itself, rather than posting in response to your link here).

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California Red Woods

 

 
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