Picture Perfect - Starry, Starry Night

The Picture Perfect Writing portion of Wordtrip is used to inspire writing through the "VISUAL" of life. Look at the current picture and write an opening line, paragraph, poem, or short story. Perhaps even begin a new novel!

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Picture Perfect - Starry, Starry Night

Postby Anblick » Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:27 pm

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Picture Perfect Mondays have been on "summer vacation".

But now we're going to bring them back on a little more regular basis, since we've been getting a little response from them:

jillstar wrote:The Picture Perfect Writing portion of Wordtrip is used to inspire writing through the "VISUAL" of life. Look at the picture below and write whatever comes to mine... short story, Fast Fiction or novel... even a poem may be inspired from this picture.

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Here's your next picture challenge to inspire us to write. Write an opening line, paragraph or even a short story to go along with the picture. Perhaps even begin a new novel! Maybe members would like to use these as future tags... just ask the person who starts it if it's ok to use.



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Postby bfsooner » Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:40 pm

You know I can't look at this picture without hearing John Denver in my head.
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Postby Anblick » Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:53 pm

So, story?

prompt, prompt, prompt...
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Postby Mlou » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:21 pm

VAN GOGH
From his madness,
rhythmic pictures of power;
from his delusions,
another way of seeing.
Who are we to say
which is reality?
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...


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Postby Anblick » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:27 pm

I can always count on you, Mlou...


How about an 'X' poem in the word list? Yeah, it's a challenge, but if anyone can, you can! The 'W' should be cake for you, too...
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Postby Mlou » Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:16 pm

I can but would it be poetry? I doubt it. All those x's in a row just wouldn't have the SOUND a poem needs. And besides, I'd spit all over myself reciting it! For you, HGS, I might try though.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby LilacWine » Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:35 pm

Very nice Van Gogh piece, Mlou. Now go ahead and to the Xs, I did. :D
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Postby funkywriter3 » Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:26 pm

this is my favorite artist! I will post my poem tomorrow.
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Postby LilacWine » Wed Sep 06, 2006 10:26 am

Upon First Seeing a Van Gogh Painting in the National Gallery

Silvery green olive leaves writhe as if alive
while the sky is a tangible entity menacing
the orchard from above, yet the olive pickers
placidly tend to their crop without regard
to their incredible surroundings. The paint
shimmers in the gallery lighting as if still
attempting to escape the confines of canvas.
I can’t breath. I imagine another viewer,
two hundred miles away, in another gallery
breathlessly gazing into the swirled depths
of that Starry Night in Vincent’s memory.
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Postby Mlou » Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:11 pm

I love the strangeness of Starry Night but another also sticks like a burr in my memory, the one with crows over a wheatfield. It's so ominous somehow.
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby longfinkillie » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:24 pm

"Van Gogh!"
"Huh?"
"Van Gogh!!!"
"Huh?"
"Vaaaaaan "Gooooooogh!"
"......."
"......."
"huh?"
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Postby longfinkillie » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:25 pm

Oh, and I just stole this pic for my wallpaper. Yoink!
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Postby Mlou » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:39 pm

lfk.... :?: :?:
By the way,is that an olive on top of your head?
nothing is ever simply Yes or No. There's always a But...





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Postby CZ75 » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:42 pm

Mlou wrote:lfk.... :?: :?:
By the way,is that an olive on top of your head?


What does "lfk" mean?
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Postby Mlou » Thu Sep 07, 2006 2:46 pm

stands for longfinkillie....(He agreed lfk was fine by him. I don't like typing long words :evil: )...I don't know what his post was meant to convey, frankly. For the olive, look at his avatar.
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Postby longfinkillie » Fri Sep 08, 2006 3:42 pm

My avatar is a moogle. The slam dancing, devil may care character from FFIII. I may be cute, but definitely a force to be reckoned with. As for the thing on my head, even to this day, I still can't figure out what it's for. Probably for finding a mate.
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