Tag Archives: written from a quote

Whose Mind Am I In?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Day 23 “An Antic Disposition” – The Mind  (posted by Kerry) Since today is the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death, I have delved into the archives to read up on … Continue reading

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Black And Blue

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Day 22 Poets of April – Pick a quote and photo to inspire your poem.  (posted by  Susie) “To write a blues song is to regiment riots and pluck gems from … Continue reading

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No Immunity

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 15 “Serendipity and a Poet” (posted by Gillena) Read three poems by François Villon CHOOSE: one that you like and, DISTIL: from one of them, a quote. CONSTRUCT: based on your understanding … Continue reading

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Layers of Paint

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 13-“13 Is Poetry” (Posted by Magaly) “People disappear when they die. Their voice, their laughter, the warmth of their breath. Their flesh. Eventually their bones. All living memory of them ceases. … Continue reading

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New Life

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Inside The Ink (poetry or flash fiction with Magaly) This week, I invite you to take a quote from the last book you read, and turn it into a new three-stanza poem or … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

Written for:  Quickly #13 Let one of these be your springboard. Use the quote itself, or not, as you will. “I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.” ~Lillian Hellman to the House Committee on … Continue reading

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Silence of Snow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1038 snow The quote for today is from “Alice In Wonderland” by Lewis Caroll. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1034 let the rain kiss you “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” ~ Langston Hughes after the summer heat raindrops … Continue reading

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Night’s Chill

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1033 the cold night “These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night’s arms.” ~Pedro Calderon de la … Continue reading

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This Moment

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1031 live in the present “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” ~ Buddha a waste of time fails to notice new red leaf lost … Continue reading

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