Definition

One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry, nor till the autocrats among us can be “literalists of the imagination”—above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, imaginary gardens with real toads in them, shall we have it.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Bits of Inspiration ~ Glitter In The Air

Hello, fellow toads and all who visit here. This is Susie Clevenger and this is my first time to post a Wednesday challenge. I struggled with what to call my postings and settled on Bits of Inspiration. This week's inspiration comes from a song by Pink titled Glitter In The Air (written by Alicia Moore & Billy Mann).


The following is a sampling of the lyrics and you can find the entire song here.

"Have you ever felt a lover with just your hands?
Close your eyes and trust it, just trust it
Have you ever thrown a fist full of glitter in the air?"


"It's only half past the point of no return
The tip of the iceberg, the sun before the burn"


"Have you ever wished for an endless night?
Lassoed the moon and the stars and pulled that rope tight"


My challenge is for you to watch the video...listen to the song...and find your poetry in it. Not only are the words and her voice beautiful but the grace of her acrobatics is stunning. Perhaps when you watch it the colors will inspire you...the vivid blue, white, purple. Take a deep breath and create. 

As always please write a new poem for the challenge and visit the fellow contributors to read their work.

My oldest daughter, Dawn, is having surgery today so please excuse me if I am late in responding. 



15 comments:

Susie Clevenger said...

Good morning everyone. Dawn's surgery is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. Please think of her and pray/send positive energy her way.

Grace said...

Prayers for Dawn and the whole family Susie ~ Hope all goes well ~

Pink is so talented and wow on that performance ~ Thanks so much for the lovely inspiration Susie ~

Sumana Roy said...

Prayers for your daughter Susie...
Hope she gets well soon..God bless
...

Kerry O'Connor said...

All the best for Dawn's operation and a speedy recovery.

Ella said...

Yes, I will pray for Dawn and hope all goes well! You n' your family are in my thoughts!

Susan said...

I never knew Pink had this kind of power. I don't mean her physical shape and outfit--I mean her making her audience feel what she means. The non-verbal amplifies the verbal beautifully. Thank you. My poem is for Dawn.

hedgewitch said...

Best thoughts and wishes towards you, your daughter, and your whole family, Susie.

cosmos cami said...

This turned out to be an amazing prompt. This made my day.
Hope your daughter will fare well.

Kay L. Davies said...

As you know, I'm thinking of your family today. I will return to the prompt later.
Luv, K

Fireblossom said...

Welcome to Susie in her new Wednesday spot!

Susie Clevenger said...

Dawn is out of surgery. It took over seven hours, but it went well. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers for healing without complications.

Jim said...

Good for Dawn! Yes, I will pray, I did this morning but I didn't stay here long.
..

grapeling said...

To a speedy recovery, and best wishes to your family, Susie. Thanks for the cool prompt ~

Kerry O'Connor said...

For some reason this video will not play in my country! I will have to look for a different version on Youtube. It's been a hectic week at work, so I haven't had any time yet.
Glad to hear all went well with the surgery, Susie.

De said...

Happy to hear Dawn's surgery went well. Praying for full and fast recovery.