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.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Words Count With Mama Zen


My name is Kelli, and blah, blah, blah, boring, boring, boring.  

Lately, I've been working on some projects that require a bio.  You know, "please include a short biographical statement."  Don't you hate those?  Wouldn't you, just once, like to tell who you REALLY are? Well, here's your chance. Give me your bio . . . the real story . . . in 50 words or less.



15 comments:

Cara H said...

Actually, I hate being first! But here I am.
For anyone reading this, I want to say I really appreciate anyone who has left comments on my poems. I've been bad about return visits and even answering your comments this year, and I truly apologize for that. I was hit with one of the worst spring depressions I've had in many years and even functioning has been a challenge for me! I have to pat myself on the back for being able to get to work so as not to lose my job. Sometimes I'm not sure how I do it.
Hope all of your lives are moving along in a better fashion.
Cie from poetryofthenetherworld.blogspot.com

brudberg said...

I accidentally put in the link back to toads in the first link... the second one is the only one you need to care about.

Fireblossom said...

I thought I said who I really am every day, all the time.

Gemma Wiseman said...

This one just flowed. Thanks Mama Zen.

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

It's certainly true that writing the usual bio is the hardest bit of writing one ever does.

Susie Clevenger said...

Love the prompt Mama Zen. My bio is an honest representation of the mess called Susie.

angieinspired said...

Love the brevity of this prompt! It's not exactly what you'd call a bio, but it is a true story. Thanks, MZ

De said...

Again with the stupid (5) after my link name. Sorry 'bout that.
LOVE this, mama zen.

Phil Slade said...

Now there's a real challenge. You mean the FULL unexpurgated story in just 50 words? Is anyone that boring?

loreenmcdonald said...

A challenge that seemed rather simple, but was incredibly tough.
Thank you, Mama Zen. :)
And thank you to the brilliant masters of verse who have allowed me to scribble in this space.
You all are quite amazing and inspiring.

Linda C. Folks said...

Enjoyed this, Mama Zen,,short and hopefully sweet,,, :-)

Hannah said...

Mine is on the lighter side of things...sorry if anyone's looking for depth. ;)

Thank you, MZ!!

Outlawyer said...

Hey MZ- thanks for prompt--I've been traveling today and not able to do much, but tried! k.

hedgewitch said...

A little late to the party, as usual, but woke up with this one in my head. Thanks MZ.

satyapriya said...

Well, THAT didn't go according to plan.