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Friday, January 6, 2012

Fireblossom Friday #2...You Animal!

Hey Toads and Toad followers. Ever have a day when you weren't quite yourself, or maybe you felt like more than your usual self? Did someone cross you and your claws came out? Or, you needed to find the mustang within yourself and break free? Or perhaps you morphed into mama grizzly or ran with the wolves? On the other hand, you could even have found your inner sloth and spent all day relaxing!

My challenge to you today is to find the animal within yourself, or within a character. We're going to leave the actual critters at the zoo. I want the beast inside you to come out. Or the animal beauty!

So, c'mon. Strip off that civilized veneer. Show me what wild thing is hiding inside you, you animals!




25 comments:

Rinkly Rimes said...

I've certainly 'stripped off the civilised veneer'!

Doctor FTSE said...

. . and I was up and about betimes! Thank you for the exciting prompt.

myheartslovesongs said...

FUN prompt, Shay! thanks!

Shen Hart said...

This is a very 'me' prompt, thanks!

Brendan said...

So many beasts painted in the ancient cave, what to choose, what to choose ... Grrrrrrreat prompt FB! - Brendan

hedgewitch said...

Great prompt--and I enjoyed the inner safari it took me on immensely.

Heaven said...

I like the prompt Shay. I don't know which side of me to write today...will be back ~

Mama Zen said...

I have a civilized veneer?

Mary said...

I enjoyed this! May even come up with yet another, as I identify with dogs moreso than cats. LOL.

Laurie Kolp said...

Whew... I needed that... feel so much better now. Thanks, FB!

It's posted on my Bird's-Eye Gemini blog:

http://lkkolp.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/snap-snap-your-ballerina-throat/

vivinfrance said...

This prompt touched a very raw nerve, so I've put the poem (?) on my ranting blog.

Jinksy said...

Don't expect sense from me! ♥

Teresa said...

So glad you are doing this! Mine isn't as much about me as the students I see walking in the halls each day. Hope you don't mind.

Marian said...

cripes, all you overachievers. i promise to do this, but it ain't gonna be this morning! rawr!

Kerry O'Connor said...

I'm rather headachey tonight, and each time I try to think of an idea, my cranium starts to creak! I hope to add to the list of fine pieces which have been linked up already.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

WAY cool prompt!!!!!!

Mary Mansfield said...

Very enjoyable prompt! Looking forward to seeing what kinds of beasts are lurking in everyone's poems.

x said...

How could i miss an opportunity by Shay.

Mark Windham said...

A first post in the garden. The male of the species seems to be outnumbered...

Fireblossom said...

Hi everyone! I will be around to read every poem that's been linked, a little later tonight. I'm eager to see what all of you have done!

Susie Clevenger said...

I let my claws out...I had good reason to :) Thanks Fireblossom for the prompt. I needed to vent!

Ella said...

I still trying to figure out which animal to go with. One keeps coming to mind...Great prompt!

Semaphore said...

Yes... very 'primal scream'...

Heaven said...

My post is up ~

Happy weekend ~

theundersizedshadow said...

This is on the wildest animal I ever encountered, and I'm not trying to be cute.