Today is Independence Day here in the US of A; Enjoy and celebrate it if you are of the mind. I just can’t bring myself to – too many civil rights and human rights being removed daily as our current administration rapidly tweets and EO’s us into a fascist “Republic” – instead of the Democratic Republic our Constitution set us up to be. Especially as our Nation of Immigrants keeps overwriting any immigration these days as criminal – to distract from actual criminal activity happening in the White House. (And no – they are NOT good at it!)
I will spend my time doing what any Patriot should on a day like today – resisting the threats to freedom!
Prompt … prompt, prompt, prompt?
Wednesday’s July 4 prompt is “What color are you?” I use this prompt at least once a year; every time the poem comes out completely different.
You can use this in many ways: your favorite color, your mood color, your aura, your skin color, the color of your soul, the color of your identified gender (what gender would green symbolize?) …
Perhaps choose a color and write a persona poem for it. Have it write a love poem. Heck – do the whole rainbow; have the colors talk to each other.
Write a persona poem about someone in your life – make them a color … or a flavor.
Do an acrostic – a poem about yourself or another (but have it spell out a color instead of the name.
Maybe take your country’s Colors and have them tell your country’s story (which is the direction I am heading).
My sample poem today? “Translation …
Well, A little progress … new phone! Maybe the battery will recharge on this one. So far, I’m happy with it but still busying installing all my apps and tools.
Let me know what you think ...