Six Word Fridays: WAVE

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is WAVE – (Wave hello. Or good-bye? Ride the wave ~ literally. Or figuratively. Heat wave. Wave the flag – white or any other color!)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

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I used to be a lawyer.
I used to be a student.
I used to be a croupier.
I used to have boundless energy.
I was able to do anything.

Then an all-encompassing purple wave
took control of my life – FIBROMYALGIA!

Fibromyalgia has stolen my old life –
I am fighting to get it back!

purple wave

 

TGIF…in some places

Because I forgot yesterday (when it was Friday in Australia): here is Six Word Friday
six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is HAND or HANDS – (Hand it over! Helping hands. Hand in hand. Hands down…on the other hand… Hand-me-down.)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

Now this one might be cheating (but I’m all about pushing boundaries!)

Cant-Keep-My-Hands-Off-You-Feat-Rivers-CuomoBy Simple Plan  ft. Rivers Cuomo.

You might want to turn your sound down slightly…

Six Word Fridays: ROSE

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is ROSE – (Rose colored glasses. Long stemmed roses. Rose blush. Come up smelling like a rose. Rose red.)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

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escapeHe ROSE majestically from the bed
silently, naked, in all his glory…
I peek through my eyelashes, still
pretending I am with the Sandman.

He creeps from the bedroom, grabbing
his clothes, his keys, his wallet.
I hear the front door close
behind him as he skulks away.

I return to my dream land…
there are no disappointments, no ‘one
night stands’ and no ‘morning afters’
in the fantasy land of slumber.

 

…I am startled awake: a noise!

white-rose-wallpapers_5642_1600x1200By the bed, this wonderful man
has made a tray for breakfast.
There are eggs, juice and toast
(all items not in my fridge).
In the centre of the tray
is a single, perfect, white ROSE.

 

Six Word Fridays: CHILL

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is CHILL – (Winter’s chill. A chill in the air. Chill out? Take a chill pill? Chill in my bones.)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

Too much time spent chilling out!

Too much time spent chilling out!

 

Six Word Fridays: FINE

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is FINE – (Fine china. Fine toothed comb. I’m fine…really, just fine. Pay the fine. Fine.)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

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What other choice do I have?

Six Word Fridays: HANDLE

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is HANDLE – (I can handle it. I can’t handle it. It’s too hot to handle. Have you flown off the handle? What do you handle with kid gloves? Door handles, drawer handles, purse handles…)

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

love handles

 

Six Word Fridays: KNIT

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is KNIT – (Knit one, purl two. Knit together. Closely Knit. Knit your brow. Hand knit scarf…) 

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

Knitting is very conducive to thought.

Doris Day

 

Six Word Fridays: LIFT

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is LIFT – {Lift the ban. Lift my spirits? Heavy lifting. Take the lift to the top floor? Lift me up. Give me a lift!}

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

Education lifts individuals

out of poverty.

education

 

Six Word Fridays: NEW

six word fridaysThe Six Word Friday prompt this week is NEW – {New year. REnew. Make new. A new hope? A new question?}

The challenge with this kind of post? To keep each line I write to only SIX {6} WORDS!! (we don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!).

Examples have included:

  • Six word photo caption
  • A verse, each line composed of six words
  • A story, told six words at a time
  • A six word quote {or six words of a quote}
  • A wish {a musing, a lesson…anything at all!}

So, I don’t know if this is cheating…this quote is by Albert Einstein – it is composed of two lines, each of six words.

Anyone who has never made a 

mistake has never tried anything NEW.

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Six Word Fridays: REST

While looking at some of the blogs who have chosen to be part of my new project – FCK Directory – I came across something called Six Word Fridays. Every week Adrienne, at My Memory Art, sends out a prompt {a carefully chosen word} and then anyone involved must build a post around the word, publish it and link up on Fridays. The challenge? To keep each line to only SIX {6} WORDS!! {they don’t count the number of lines, syllables or letters…just the number of words!}

So this is my first attempt. The word for the week: REST.

Youre-Always-Leaving-Me-BehindWhat is the REST of the

world doing while I REST, pacing?

Does it REST – to let me

catch up? No, it keeps racing.

Please, allow me to REST like

a normal person – I need sleep!

I have had enough of pills,

herbal supplements, teas, and counting sheep!

The world races, leaving me behind –

taking my worth, careers and friends.

Why don’t others need to stop

and REST? Or, at least, pretend?

What is the REST of the

world doing while I REST? LIVING!