Monday, December 27, 2010

Microfiction Monday: It's a Bird's Life

Take One:

Two calling birds!
I said two calling birds, not pigeons.
Who sent the casting call to these guys anyway?

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Take Two:

pigeon-gray sky
brushed chrome water
in a monochrome world
birdsong breaks though steel,
floats, dripping melodies to earth
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Your turn to try writing a story based on the above picture! Go to Susan's Stony River blog for details on how to play. I can't wait to read what you have written.


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10 comments:

Peggy said...

Granny Sue;

Loved them both.
Two so different takes.
Funny and beautiful!
Have a nice New Years Eve!

Cheryl said...

Both are wonderful.

Granny Sue said...

Thank you :) I can see some edits that need to be made to the second one already, but that's what I get for dashing it off quickly.

Pat said...

First one made me laugh; second one--I'm in awe--fantastic! I love the pyramid poem, especially this: "birdsong breaks though steel,
floats, dripping melodies to earth."

Granny Sue said...

Thank you, Pat. Your comments made me smile :)

Granny Kate said...

I could hear the voice-over for that first one -- a good take on the picture, it made me laugh out loud.

The second one is beautiful! Two so very different ways to go with the picture.

G-Man said...

Granny Sue...
You Rocked them BOTH!
Have a Happy New Year!

Always Write said...

can relate to the first one

and the second so poetic

loved your site
thanks for the visit

nimaruichi said...

Loved the calling birds and the birdsong breaking through steel...
Lovely!

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