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HOWL – for SOCS – HOW

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HOWL – for SOCS – HOW

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Feb. 25/17

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Todays SOCS – Stream of Consciousness Saturday – has the prompt word ‘how’, to use ‘however’ we want to use it.

How can I come up with something using ‘how’? All I can think of is  little phrases I’ve heard, like ‘how now brown cow’, and ‘how’s it going?’ Also, there are lots of ‘how-to’ videos, and books, showing/telling how to do something. There’s also ‘Howdy Doody’, which was a children’s television show, back in the 50s, using a character marionette. I remember watching that, and thought it was pretty funny. That’s about all I can think of for ‘how’.   … However… I wrote this impromptu poem just now. I actually wrote it on paper, right before I started typing this post. So, it’s basically stream of consciousness poem writing, which is how I usually do my poetry. The words just come to me, pretty fast, and I write them down in a hurry, so as not to forget ‘how’ it went in my head. Anyway…hope you enjoy my poem. It uses ‘how’ in a different way. 🙂

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HOWL

Howl at the moon

Howl at the stars

Howl to the night

Howl against wars

Howl at injustice

Howl for peace

Howl out the pain

Howl for surcease

Howl for humanity

Howl out frustrations

Howl for your love

Howl for all nations

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CHRISTMAS WRITING PROMPT # 11 – FAVORITE CHRISTMAS CAROL

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CHRISTMAS WRITING PROMPT # 11 – FAVORITE CHRISTMAS CAROL

Today’s Christmas writing prompt is…

 

https://ourrandomview.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/christmas-writing-prompt-11-favourite-christmas-carol/

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Today’s Christmas writing prompt is…

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This writing prompt # 11 is to mention our favorite Christmas carol. I’m still a bit confused as to what the difference is, if any, between a Christmas Carol, and a Christmas Song. Looking it up, it was still a bit confusing. I’d say all Christmas ‘music’ of any type, would be songs, if they are sung. The explanation, though, was that the ‘carol’ is more of a religious type.

So, I’m not really sure if this one I chose is a Carol, or a Song, but it is one of my favorite ones to hear at Christmas time. 🙂

I love the words, the music, the meaning, and hopefulness, and that it encourages people to pray for peace for everyone.

 

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52 WEEKS PHOTO CHALLENGE – WEEK 11 – ROUND

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52 WEEKS PHOTO CHALLENGE – WEEK 11 – ROUND

https://thegirlthatdreamsawake.wordpress.com/2016/10/17/52-weeks-photo-challengeweek-11-round/

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This week’s prompt is for ’round’ things.

Here are some of my coins, including 2 from the 1972 Munich Olympics, buffalo nickles, pesos, yen, and pfennigs, and a 1942 quarter.

Next is a souvenir baseball from Wrigley Field (thanks for sending it to me Sistah!)

The last one is of one of my tattoos! Peace!

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HUGH’S WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: WEEK 25 – MUSIC

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Today’s topic to find a photo of is music. Find out how to participate, and see other entries here: https://hughsviewsandnews.com/2016/05/10/hughs-weekly-photo-challenge-week-25-music/

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I’ve had the pleasure of attending 3 concerts of the lovely Jana Stanfield. She hails from a small NM town not far from here, and every so often schedules a musical performance here. The venues are usually small, and friendly. The ones I saw were at a church, a swimming pool outdoor area, and a private ranch/restaurant. In fact, at the restaurant, it was a BBQ supper, and Ms Stanfield sat at our table, to chat.

She describes her songs/music as “Heavy Mental”, as she always has a positive message to deliver, with humor. She is booked as a keynote speaker all around the world, where she is also an advocate for humanitarian and peace endeavors. If you ever get a chance to attend one of her concerts, you won’t be disappointed.

To read more about Jana Stanfield click below:

http://www.janastanfield.com/

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A to Z BLOG CHALLENGE 2016 – LETTER P

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For today’s letter to write about, we have the letter P.

It probably won’t come as a surprise to you, that I’m writing about the Peace Sign.

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Letter P is for…Peace Sign

The Peace Sign is a symbol for peace, and is recognized world-wide. This logo was designed back in 1958, by Gerald Holtom, a British man, who was well known for his designs for other things. He was asked to design a new logo for the CND, which was the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. After much thought, Mr. Holtom remembered that the semaphore letters, made by different flag positions, and liked the look of the letters N and D. They would stand for the campaign, so he put them together, with the resulting image of the peace sign. When he turned it upside down, it too had meaning for him. It resembled the tree of life, with hope and resurrection, and also looked like a person’s arms stretched upward, which in semaphore meant the letter U. He figured the letter U could stand for Unilateral, as in Unilateral Nuclear Disarmament, too. (source: Wikipedia)

So, his design for the logo was accepted, and is now well known.

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Here’s a song from the Eagles… “Peaceful Easy Feeling”

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Find out more about the A to Z Blog Challenge by clicking below:

http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/p/what-is-blogging-from-to-z.html

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NAHAIWRIMO – # 6 – ZEITGEIST

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For today’s National Haiku Writing Month # 6, the prompt word is – Zeitgeist, which means the defining spirit or mood for a particular historical period or location.

To find out more about this month long challenge, click below:

http://www.nahaiwrimo.com/

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FESTIVAL

Zeitgeist of Woodstock

Three days…Peace, Love, and Music

The Sixties Spirit

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