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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Thinking and Pondering #1

Blog Hop: Thinking on Thursday - Pondering With A Purpose

I am really looking forward to this new blog hop hosted by Brenda of Fiction With A Purpose. If you're a writer and/or a blog hopper, you'll want to check this one out and hop right along. Each week, Brenda gives us a writing prompt and we post our submission on our blogs, then, of course, add our post URL to the linky list on her prompt post.

This week's prompt: Word Association: from the list provided, select 3 of them and tell me what they mean to you.

My 3 words: riding, embedding, landscape. I chose to write a piece of flash fiction. In actuality, it's more like factual reality, as I do visualize this on occasion!

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Healing Heels
©Ruth Cox

Yearning for the oceanic landscape, I fantasize horseback riding the foot of the foam of the sea. I imagine the strength of animal and wave allowing me to escape reality.

With a subtle kick of my heels, my imaginary horse clicks his in tandem, and off we soar along the seashore. We're one with the ocean's roar, spirits in fine fettle -- blessed by the warming rays of a bit o' sunshine.

The salty balm of the breeze of the beach soothes my soul, embedding the fantastical scene in my mind's eye. Forevermore.
 
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Hmmm... wondering if I should purchase myself a pair of these phantastical Horse Heels to go with my fantasy...
 
Yay or Nay?

7 comments:

  1. Oh that is a definite yay!

    Very well done my friend!

    I look forward to what you will have to offer in the weeks to come!

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  2. Hi Ruthi, wonderful words and a beautiful fantasy. I think your horse would want the feel of your bare heel, and then you could wiggle your toes freely, for more warmth and dreaming.

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  3. Thanks, Brenda! I've no idea where that tale rode inf rom, but I enJOYed the pndering prompt--you made me think!

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  4. Cynthia, my thoughts are right along with yours! I guess I'll wear the new heels to the stable and kick 'em off when I straddle that horse.

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  5. I love it! can I add it onto my page, about high heels! I did get a kick out of this! and linked back to you of course! Lisa

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  6. I'm all for the barefootedness, too, athursdayschild!

    Lisa, I knew you would want this one for your Squidoo lens -- have at it m'dear!

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Blessings & a bit o' sunshine!