I was tagged for the imagination plantation challenge by Di at pensitivity101 for the challenge that originated with Nova Namaste, thanks it was fun. The first thing that struck me was the commotion of the piece and it’s child-like energy. Thus was born a Dr. Seussish little ditty.
A Midsummer’s Day
On a mid summer’s day in the land of Hullabalu Sandy was walking and talking with Booou
“It’s a fine sort of day everyone’s out and about,” Sandy said to Booou raising her voice to a shout
Booou frowned in reply “there’s just too much noise from helicopters and trains from all the girls and boys”
Sandy said “come let’s leave the city’s noisy crowds far behind venture out into the forest who knows what we’ll find.”
That’s just what they did and do you know what they found? No shouts, no horns honking just a whisper of sound
The most beautiful melody lilting along on the breeze the song of the forest wafting soft through the trees
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I tag the following 3 bloggers, should they wish to participate.
Life can be messy, so have the courage to be vulnerable. Let your soul talk and listen to the stories of struggle and success. Remember to live and not merely exist. Lean on your friends sometimes. Go out of your way to be kind. Let this be you mantra: “Those who do not believe in magic will never find it.”
Lillith pushed her little cart down the stone path. It could hardly even be called that now, the old stones were broken and cumbled, it was little more than a water run off through the darkest part of the forest. Nobody used it these days. Nobody but Lillith. She reached down to touch the boy’s forehead, still hot. He had been asleep far too long now. The fever had come on so quickly that it frightened her.Continue reading “The Forest Path”→