Friday, September 11, 2015

Use to be #UseYourWords September 2015

Today’s post is this month's Use Your Words writing challenge. This is how it works: participating bloggers picked four to six words or short phrases for someone else to craft into a post. All words must be used at least once and all the posts will be unique as each writer has received their own set of words. That’s the challenge, here’s a fun twist; no one who’s participating knows who got their words and in what direction the writer will take them. Until now.




My words are: 
sweet tea ~ door ~ car ~ sunshine ~ school

I miss the feeling of sunshine on my face.
I miss long, aimless rides in the car.
I miss attending school and learning new things.
I miss the taste of your homemade sweet tea.
I miss the way life use to be.
I miss seeing you walk in the door.
I miss the electricity I would feel when our eyes would meet.
I miss hearing you say my name.
I miss staying up late in the night talking to you.
I miss the way life use to be.
I miss the feeling up your arms wrapped around me. 
I miss day trips to the beach, sand between my toes.
I miss everything being in its own place.
I miss cooking delicious meals.
I miss the way life use to be.
I miss being yours.
I miss you being mine.
I miss us.
I miss planning our future.
I miss the way life use to be.



Links to the other “Use Your Words” posts:

                            Baking In A Tornado
                         Spatulas on Parade
                                       The Momisodes
           Stacy Sews and Schools
                              Sparkly Poetic Weirdo
                       Southern Belle Charm
                         The Diary of an Alzheimer’s Caregiver  
                        Dinosaur Superhero Mommy
               The Angrivated Mom
                          Confessions of a part time working mom
                          Someone Else’s Genius
                      Climaxed 
                  Evil Joy Speaks 
                    Never Ever Give Up Hope
                    Eileen’s Perpetually Busy
                    Searching for Sanity

11 comments:

  1. beautiful but sad poem...wipes away the tears.

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  2. Longing is such an overwhelming emotion, especially when, in the past, you've had what you're longing for.
    Hope you end up with exactly what you need.

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  3. Sweet but sad. Heartfelt though. ❤

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  4. If I had a hard time feeling melancholy or using this word as one of my six, then you have it down perfectly!
    I hope life throws you some opportunities that make you write a happy, cheerful poem next month ❤

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  5. Wow! I never would have pictured the words used like this, but I like it. Sad, but having experienced that kind of pain myself many years ago that's exactly how it feels. Great job!

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  6. That was beautiful. I miss all those things too, except for the sweet tea one. I've never had anyone make me sweet tea before, but your poem makes it seem like it is something I should miss regardless.

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  7. Such tearful emotion. You triggered lots of memories

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  8. Great job using the words this way, and I'm with Carol, you triggered a lot of memories and emotions.

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  9. I love to read poetry. This triggered a lot of emotions and feelings. Nice work with the words and weaving them into a beautiful poem.

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