Friday, December 02, 2011

Reverb11: Who are you?

Who are you? Describe Yourself. {today's prompt from Diana Prichard


I am red, especially a red satin wedding dress. Sometimes I am blue, rarely black these days.  I am multicoloured handknitted dishcloths. I am saluting, good morning Mr Magpie. I am Christmas. I am wife and best friend to the love of my life. I am words. I am long, long drives in the country. I am lists, writing them, losing them, and writing them again. I am rooibos tea. I am a bit of Tigger and a lot of Eeyore, a little Country Mouse and rather more Town Mouse. I am trees, and expansive skies. I am Essex and I am the East End. I am rainbow painted toes. I am an owl. I am hot chocolate with marshmallows for breakfast. I am long bubble baths, trying not to get my book wet. I am soft boiled eggs mashed with potatoes, eaten with a spoon. I am Mango Body Butter and Dolce Vita by Dior. I am snuggly blankets knitted by a beloved Auntie, I am Doris' niece and I will never forget. I am cherry brandy. I am grasshopper mind. I am feeding the birds. I am sweet peas in a windowsill jam jar. I am odd socks and pashminas, long skirts, jeans and Converse. I am silver. I am Joseph's mother, it is written on my soul. Here I am.

7 comments:

  1. I stopped by your blog today.
    Ann

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  2. Oh WOW, Debbie. This is simply amazing and so, so beautiful.

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  3. ok, thanks for making me all weepy lady.

    i love all that about you.

    beautiful writing.

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  4. I love your poetic post! So glad to have found your blog via Reverb/Resound/Whatever! :)

    ~Tui

    p.s. I, too, am lists and rooibos tea...

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  5. Beautiful post. I love reverb for just this reason. I may not have ever found your blog otherwise.

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  6. This is amazing. I'm going to attempt to write something like this for my blog. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  7. Thanks so much for all your lovely comments xx

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