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Friday, September 23, 2011

A Word with Laurie

I can’t believe it has already been two weeks since my last post. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy schedule to participate in the first A Word with Laurie. So tell me… how did you like the  minute time limit? I’d love to hear feedback from you.

Today I am continuing the theme of music, but with a twist.

The dance move dates back to the 1890s and in parts of West Africa even before then. Chubby Checker topped the charts in 1960 with his version of The Twist. This popular dance move is not only fun, but it is a great workout and stress release. I think we could all use a little bit of that right now.


So what I would like for you to do is to use the word twist as your inspiration. You could write about the dance move, or you might want to twist your words. Another option is to present your piece with a visual twist. If none of that works for you, than the standard definition of the word twist will suffice.

I can't wait to see what you come up with.

**THERE IS NO TIME LIMIT!!**

16 comments:

Laurie Kolp said...

Mr. Linky should be up soon, so please come back.

Heaven said...

I missed the previous prompts.. this is good... Will try to participate. Thanks ~

Laurie Kolp said...

I'm so glad Heaven... thanks.

Old Raven said...

Hi Laurie ... I seem to be a it late and backwards with my posting this week at Real Toads ... so Twist had to be a Haiku for me.

Laurie Kolp said...

That's perfect... thanks!

Jinksy said...

What can you expect to happen with such a word in the Jinksy mind?! I promise to try to be more serious in future...

Laurie Kolp said...

Haha, can't wait.

ayala said...

I missed the previous prompts...looks like fun :)

whenwordsescape said...

Wait! FIVE minutes!? That's a lifetime, Laurie! You only gave us ONE minute on your first post! ;)

Actually...it was a rather fun challenge to write in just one minute.

I'll see if I can come up with something for "twist"...

~Paula

Kay L. Davies said...

This is made to order for me, for a reminiscence involving twisting, and my mother, and my self-confidence. Thanks!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Laurie Kolp said...

Oh, no... this prompt is NOT timed. I was just asking how everyone liked being timed last post.

Heaven said...

Linked up.. just a fun post.. its is weekend ~

Marian said...

twisty! thanks!

Caalifornia Ink in Motion said...

I did my twisting in a Sestina. The form is twisting! Enjoy.

Lorna Cahall said...

Laurie, Thanks so much! I needed that. What a trip down Memory Lane- the twist.
Lorna Cahall

Ella said...

Laurie, this was great! I will have to go check out your other exercise!
I'm rethinking the twist; yes, I late to the dance, but I do want to give this one a go~