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Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

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Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity.

I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

"Jordan Peterson on the Importance of Reading & Writing by jasperger "

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Value Each Second

I'd like to take a moment to thank each one of you for understanding and reaching out to me during this hard time we are facing.

Your prayers and words of kindness are greatly appreciated.

We often take moments for granted, but this experience with his health as well as my own has taught me how important it is to value each second.

Covid-19 has made all of our lives a little bit more challenging, but try to reach out to the ones you love.

We truly don't know when that last second might be.

Here in the United States we had an outbreak of deadly tornadoes touching down in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee. Over 100 people were killed.

Many people were at their place of employment. Some were trapped inside a candle factory in Kentucky.

Others were inside an Amazon warehouse in Illinois when it collapsed.

I'm certain they had no idea this would be their last day to be alive.

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Every Little Thing

Even when I don't have time to write, I can sense inspiration around me.

Like when a ferocious storm is brewing and my mind goes on overdrive thinking about all the different scenarios that might play out.

Or when my kitty-cat plays with a toy that suddenly moves by itself. Then I realize he is batting around a real live mouse.

Maybe it's a knock at the door or a simple phone call.

My mind seems to be tuned into everything.

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My thoughts weave the most hilarious stories, but as luck would have it, I don't have time to write them down when I think of them.

Who knows, maybe I'll get lucky and they'll drift back to the forefront of my mind when I pick up my pen.

The point I'm trying to make is to simply pay attention.

You may be surprised how little things spark your imagination. Your muse just might go wild.

Word Prompt = Writing

This week's word is "Writing."

Writing is a way of using words to express an original idea so others understand the message you're trying to convey.

When one simply pours his heart onto the page, he finds it's not difficult to write.

For as authors we often compose poems, short stories or lyrics when we face life struggles.

It is then, when we learn how to put our feelings into words, releasing them into the universe.

There are also times, when we simply have an ideal, or we disagree with something and want to bring it to everyone's attention. We do this by jotting down simple sentences .

Inside each one of us Hubbers is a unique muse just waiting to come out and write an excellent masterpiece.

So let's pick up our pens and jot down a few lines. Who knows? Maybe this will be the one.

" The Writing Process.avi by 00Joe " ~ The Simpsons

Either write something worth reading

or do something worth writing.

— Benjamin Franklin

"Clara Mae ~ Sorry For Writing All The Songs About You" by NewMelody"

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Highlights This Week

We've learned alot about shopping this week.

Like how our feet get tired as we shop "til we drop" finding those perfect Christmas gifts. Or how men hate to step foot into department stores, yet they love playing with electronic gadgets.

How we need to make sure our transactions are safe when shopping online.

Don't go over your budget and try not to become a shopaholic, but if you do we have tips to help you curb that addiction.

Shopping can actually help one to relieve stress, while window shopping doesn't cost a cent.

There are different levels to shopping, which category do you fit in?

Read all about these and more by following the links to everyone's articles listed at the bottom of "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 41 (Shopping)."

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Chitrangada Sharan ~ Benefits of Online Shopping

Chitrangada Sharan points out the positive and negative benefits of shopping online.

Her "Acrostic poem on Shopping" tells us how popular online shopping has become & how she prefers it.

Afterall, it's so easy to hop online to place an order.

Her article points out how online shopping has become a convenience since we are told to avoid crowded spaces.

Plus there is no traffic to dodge and we don't need to worry about finding a parking place.

Also you can usually find discounts and it's easy to do once you get the hang of it.

Just browse, select, choose, and pay. That's it!

She gives us a list of the most popular websites in India. Then she tells us about Amazon & Ebay which are popular worldwide.

She also talks about the negative side of online purchasing.

You can't physically see or touch the merchandise and sometimes the sizes vary.

Some people don't feel comfortable sharing their credit or debit card number over the internet.

To read her wonderful and informative article please follow the link below.

Pamela Oglesby ~ Our Shopping Experience

Pamela Oglesby's writing definitely captures the mood of shopping, no matter what time of year.

Her acrostic poem tells us what it's like to go Christmas shopping.

Our budget usually goes out the window, our feet hurt, we buy way too many packages but it's alot of fun.

Her poem "Christmas Shopping" tells us how we keep on shopping even though our feet get tired.

We're determined to find that perfect Christmas present, something they will adore.
We make memories this time of year that we hold close and cherish.

Her poem "Grocery Shopping" captures that feeling of dread. How we hate going back each week and we're careful to check that list twice.
We don't want to forget anything.

But if we're not sure we have it at home, we put it in the cart anyway.

It's discouraging because our cart is full, but we know we'll be back again next week and it's not cheap.

To read her work, please follow the link below.

"How Does A Writer Know They Are Good Enough? by UCLA Professor Richard Walter"

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