Why, hello there!!!
Welcome back to another blog post on my WordPress account! 😀 This one is especially nice as I’m bringing to you all an idea that I got inspired by this author’s blog post (Jason A Muckley) which was also inspired by this author’s blog post (Brooke Cutler) .
Basically (and I had to switch back to the Classic Editor I know and love because the top bar was missing in the new block editor and I have no idea how to get it back nor do I have the patience for that level of fuckery right now, PLUS we just temporarily lost power so now I feel like I’m racing against the clock, ahahha, sad.) I will layout the outline of each of their respective challenges here:
- Brooke’s challenge was to come up with a new poem every day in May using the word “darling”
- Jason was then inspired to create his own type of challenge. His involves (and you should totally check them both out, by the way!) writing a new poem every day from May 10th (Mother’s Day) until June 20 (first day of summer) all about summer themed activities and going-on’s. He then came up with a hashtag for the event calling it #FunInTheSun
Now here’s where I come in:
My challenge, inspired by Jason’s, is to create a new poem each week (just one!) starting from this week (originally yesterday, but today is still the first week for me, I’m going on the assumption that Sunday’s are the starts of the week rather than Monday’s) May 22nd 2020 — September 4th 2020 where the theme will be summer but a little looser so it can apply to other topics or happenings that relate beyond summer itself. 🙂 I am calling this series: #SummerComer
So, essentially, I’m going to be doing a creative poem each week starting now until the start of September! Whoooo!!!
If you have any ideas or prompts or things YOU’D like to see me cover, leave them all down below! The layout for this series is as follows:
- each post will start with the thumb above
- each poem will be individually titled and labeled by the entry number in both the piece itself (at the end) and in the title
- each post will include any background music used to “set the mood”. I may sometimes use the Calm App, potentially, and will credit that as sees fit.
That said, here is this week’s first poem:
(Thanks) To the Music in Her Soul
She heard the lyrics
Of the song within her soul,
Heard the pitch,
Heard the beat,
As she strolled along the shore.
She swayed her hips,
Rounded and pure,
Her shoulders knocking back
Moving with the music.
She wore a peaceful smile
Upon her full cheeks,
And the pink lip gloss
On her lips
Sparkled in the setting sun.
She was aglow with light,
As it wafted down from the large,
Fluffy white clouds.
It parted through the shadows locked
Behind her brown eyes,
And it swept away the doubts
And insecurities that would cling to her skin
Late at night.
It washed over her like the waves
Lapping at her bare feet,
Chilly in the summer wind
Yet comforting all the same.
The scent of the ocean
Flocked over her,
And she dared to break out into song,
Verbalizing the words that had haunted
Her dreams for days.
She did this,
As the sun departed behind the hills
Far, far away
As the beach was empty save for a few
And when she left that day,
When she, too, departed from the world,
She did so with a blissful heart
And a song that felt richer
Than it had ever been before.
(Technical information about the poem:
Entry #1: #SummerComer
Background music: “Happier” by Marshmello ft. Bastille)
Annnnnd, that’s it!! Thank you so much for reading!! I hope that this can be something neat to look forward to each week on this blog and that you can be inspired in some way by it and hell, maybe someone else will be inspired and continue the challenge-inception spiral! Ahaha.
I will have more blog posts coming in the future.
Best! ❤ ❤ ❤ xxx