Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Caged

100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – #47

This week Julia jfb57 has gone for a picture. It is of a series that was sent to her so do watch out for more later. All you have to do is produce a creative piece of 100 words in length from the emotions / thoughts that this image stirs in you.

 

Here is my attempt:

CAGED
Swirling around in a maelstrom of thoughts
Sitting pretty waiting for life’s snapshots
Freedom and liberty caged behind the windows
There is a door but she hides under the bedclothes
The exit is plain for all to see beyond the white bars
Her sentence is self inflicted from her memoirs
A glimpse away she could find the twinkling lights
To lead her back to normality on a starlit night
Her individuality is coated in whitewashed brickwork
A round house with no angles to cut deep in to her core
A top-up, replenishment is hourly, desperate to know so much more.

8 comments:

  1. I find your blog very interesting...I stop by often to read your posts.

    I think setting up writing blogs for high school English and Literature students would be a cool way to inspire them to get more into their writing. The technology of it would probably attract them a little more to the task at hand.

    I went to a writing retreat a few years back and I loved it. One of the facilitators picked 10 words from a box of magnetic words and we were all instructed to write a short piece incorporating these words. It was amazing the different pieces of writing that could come from the different participants using the same ten words as a inspiration.

    Love your blog---I'll be back!!

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  2. Cool poem! I wish I could write poetry but its not my long suit. Me, all I see is a place to stop for gas and coffee. Nicely done.

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  3. It almost reads like rap! Clever.

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  4. Hi Sally, great picture, great poem response. You're so clever. As Stephen says, wish I could write great poetry. D.

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  5. WOW :-) I want to be a grown up one day.

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  6. WOW :-) I want to be a grown up one day.

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  7. 'A round house with no angles to cut deep in to her core' I love this line. Great poem Sally

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