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“Caught in the doldrums of August we may have regretted the departing summer, having sighed over the vanished strawberries and all that they signified. Now, however, we look forward almost eagerly to winter's approach. We forget the fogs, the slush, the sore throats an the price of coal, we think only of long evenings by lamplight, of the books which we are really going to read this time, of the bright shop windows and the keen edge of the early frosts.”― Denis Mackail, Greenery Street
Greetings everyone! Hope you are safe and well! This is Sanaa and I am back with another exciting Writers' Pantry this Sunday.
As seasons come and go, avenues change their colour palettes-- we are led to deliberate everything we have experienced so far as we approach Fall, swirling specks of golds and reds; there is much journeying ahead.
The harshness of Summer sun is ebbing, and although I seldom travel these days it's a relief to know that daytime won't be such a hazard. The wind blows the hair around my face and while the season brings a hint of uncertainty; I embrace it. Soon, it will be time to fold lighter clothes and bring out sweaters, scarves and jeans. Overthinking, at the end of the day will kill our peace; affect our thoughts and day to day activities. It's best that we roll with the punches, for now.
Announcements and Reminders:
The topic for next Weekly Scribblings is "What makes you smile?" Rommy confesses that she is not a fan for sticking her head in the sand and pretending things are all sunshine and roses when they aren't but she also knows that without stopping to celebrate the good stuff, no matter how small, it's harder to drum up the motivation to move towards a better tomorrow. She would like us to write about things that make us smile.
Rosemary enlightens us about violence against women in Wild Fridays #30: Moonlight Musings. She shares poems from a site called "Hidden Hurt," and addresses the issue in Turkey. It's always interesting to read the discussions that take place in the comment section, to learn what each and every one of us feel when it comes to matters of importance. Do scroll back and check it out in case you have missed it. Your feedback means the world to us.
Remember, you have one whole week to participate in prompts now. Just keep in mind that some people may have moved on to their next project after a couple of days, so entries posted later might not receive many visitors.
For now, I invite you to share your entry as Poets and Storytellers United welcomes both poetry and prose (i.e. stories, essays, articles) feel free to link anything old or new and relish in the work of others. Also, if you opt to share prose then please keep it to 369 words or fewer.
And now, without further ado, let us dive into the Pantry! Looking forward to grabbing a cup of coffee and reading you all! See you on the trail! 💝
Hello fellow writers, I hope the month of August finds you well. I'm slowly resurfacing, and I'm looking forward to reading you. Happy August!ReplyDelete
It's so nice to have you back with us, Khaya!😍 Heading over to read you! Happy August!💝🍹Delete
Wishing all a lovely Sunday. Thank you Sanaa for hosting todayReplyDelete
Thank you for joining us, Gillena. Heading over to read you!💝🍹Delete
Good Morning, Bards! Thanks, Sanaa, for hosting this week's pantry! Happy Sunday, everybody! :)ReplyDelete
Good morning to you too, Frank! Hope you are having a good day 😃 heading over to read you. Happy Sunday!💝🍹Delete
Good morning everyone--I am looking forward to reading all the wonderful poetry here today!ReplyDelete
Good morning, Audrey!😃 It's always a pleasure to have you with us in the Pantry. Happy Sunday!💝🍹Delete
Happy Sunday to all! I am sharing my response to the midweek prompt here today, since I wrote and posted it so late.ReplyDelete
Happy Sunday to you too, Jenna!😃 Heading over to read your response to the prompt 💝🍹Delete
Rolling (and dancing and writing) with the punches is a fantastic advice for any season. So, thanks a gazillion, Sanaa... for the reminder and for hosting the Pantry.ReplyDelete
Happy readings, everyone!
You're most welcome, Magaly! I figured rolling (and dancing and writing like you mention) is the only way to go 😋 Hope you are having a good day 💝🍹Delete
August already! Here we have just passed Imbolc in the Pagan calendar – the early harbinger of Spring; we are not looking forward to winter but to the end of winter. Meanwhile it still weather for rugging up at night and in the earl mornings. This morning I am up early in my lovely warm dressing-gown, reading people's poems while my coffee brews – a great start to the day.ReplyDelete
Ah! Happy Imbolc, Rosemary 😃 I just looked it up.. it sounds like a beautiful tradition. We are slowly heading towards Autumn here .. the weather is humid with torrential rain. It never ceases to amaze me how we live side by side in different time zones in the blogosphere 💝🍹Delete
Another slow day for me But i'll try to catch up to all the treats in the "pantry"ReplyDelete
So nice to see you in the Pantry, ZQ!😃 Heading over to read you! Happy Sunday 💝🍹Delete