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.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

A Month of Five Sundays ~ Mini-Challenge

Today’s mini-challenge is simple. Complete the following line and use it at any point in your poem.

There are things we kept secret after … 

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“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” 
― Roald Dahl

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“People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets. You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts.” 
― Veronica RothInsurgent

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“I thought about how there are two types of secrets: the kind you want to keep in, and the kind you don't dare to let out.” 
― Ally CarterDon't Judge a Girl by Her Cover

Write something new, fiction, fact or fancy and link it up below.


hedgewitch said...

This is really intriguing, Kerry, and some really cool photos to work from too. Don't know if I have anything but we'll see.

Fireblossom said...

What will I write? Why, that's a secret! (for now.)


Susie Clevenger said...

What seems a simple challenge has its complexities....Thanks Kerry!!

Sumana Roy said...

Thanks Kerry for the interesting prompt

Gail said...

Thanks for allowing me to stretch my creative muscles.

Björn said...

Sorry for not writing anything uplifting... things in the world are not going well at the moment

HansHB said...

A beautiful serie of b&w photos!
My new B&W Blog:

Ilda said...

Hello dear I love your blog I'm new follower,hope you can follow me too :)

Hannah said...

That was fun, Kerry! Thank you!

Anonymous said...

A very clever idea, Kerry. k.

Helen said...

Margaret, your flower challenge inspired me ~ as well as Kerry's first line challenge. Truth in poetry today!

Ella said...

I love the art work! Stunning~
I was out of town-sorry I missed it!
I look forward to everyone's poems~