Today is day 13 of Just Jot it January. It is a joint post combining Stream of Consciousness Saturday.
Your prompt for #JusJoJan and Stream of Consciousness Saturday is as follows: read closely. When you’re ready to sit down and write your post, look to the publication (book, newspaper, permission slip from your kid’s teacher, whatever you find) closest to you, and base your post on the sixth, seventh, and eighth word from the beginning of the page. Enjoy!
Prompts and Rules
Political landscape of.
Well that’s a heavy prompt isn’t but l am game for a challenge, so let’s hope that I can do it justice. These three words come from the introduction of a great little book called The Quotable Churchill by Running Press.
Well let’s think world wars, Churchill was involved in both the first and the second world war.
The war to end wars
Did not do this job at all
People in total did fall
Of Political landscape?
Nations torn apart
Political landscape of
All, stabbed in the heart.
Right along the Siegfried line
Please stop all wars let’s make love.
Female, wife, full time mother and Grandmother. I am not as happy go lucky as I used to be but I am still bubbling along on simmer! I have three handsome sons all grown and flown.The youngest married with a beautiful wife and two sons of his own. Eleven years ago I was working, running a home, driving and socializing then bang in a split second all that was gone. I had an accident at home. I broke my back, not for the first time, I had broken it 10 years previously as well. Unfortunately this time I had broken it really badly and it was truly messed up so I had to have two operations. I was told before each operation that the outcome could mean I spend the rest of my life in a wheelchair. Still as some guy once wrote "I am still standing " yes "better than I ever was " not quite but with the help of a walking stick and as long as I do not stand or sit in one position for too long, I am still standing! Update I no longer use the walking stick . I had lots of friends before the accident but when things like this happen, you loose most of them. Their lives move on and mine stood still and so they left me behind ...I know that is just the way life is but it hurt and always will. Then I looked around and saw those who were still there for me, these friends are the roses in my garden they need to be tended well. They are the diamonds in the dust, I will of been married 50yrs plus this year . Pain and boredom are my enemies now, I have to find different ways to approach life, use my pain befriend it almost...yer right , well that is what they tell me at the pain clinic ROFLMAO ...... if only I could! I have found an outlet for my fears, frustrations and night terrors . I have started writing poetry if that name can be applied to my writing. I hope I do not come over as a moaning winger. I hope I am past all that. I also hope that you might see how the poetry is moving from very dark through the grey and
hopefully in to light ??
I need to update this a little here. I have worked very hard over the years since my accident, I go to the gym regularly, I have a Pilates class and a core class once a week . The guys at the gym and my Pilates teacher cajoled, teased, bullied and encouraged me to abandon my walking stick! :) My back is no longer straight it is C shaped because of the injury and I have lost two and a half inches in height but my Pilates and Core teachers have helped me to stand up as straight and as strongly as possible. Pain and depression are still hanging on my arm but I have weapons to use against them and if I say so myself I cope well.
I have made lots of new friends, real diamonds. I am also very grateful for all the support and help I have encountered here on Wordpress. Hugs and welcome to everyone who visits.
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17 thoughts on “Just Jot it January & Stream of Consciousness Saturday. 13/1/2018”
I think you nailed that sis!
Hi , thanks Sis ! That was a hard one wasn’t it 💜 ❤️
It wasn’t easy at all!!!
You still have such splendid
inspiration to share my dear
friend. Have a really happy
weekend and New Year 2018
(((Hugs))) Andro xx
Hey Andro, where have you been, wonderful to hear from you. I wish you a splendid 2018.💜💜💜💜
I have been far and wide but
I am back now, and will endeavour
to post each day, or at least every
other day from now on. I don’t
expect many visitors as I have not
been posting regularly here in years
but I welcome anyone that wishes
to call by, just watch out for the Zombie’s
It will be great to have you back 😉 I am sure you followers will soon amount! Zombie’s Fingers …. Arrrrrrrrrrgh! 😱😱😱😱
I need to keep calling in,
and not stray back to my
wicked habits… Hey nothing
naughty, well, maybe 😉 lol
Have a wonderful Sunday my dear.
You too Sir 💜💜
Wonderful poetry as always, my dear. 😀
Thanks Linda 💜💜
Some challenging words, but… it seems you were already inspired somewhat. 🙂
Well the two world wars are very inspiring!💜
I was thinking of the book, but yeah… the wars themselves definitely inspired many thoughts as well.
Oh! The book is brilliant can definitely recommend it 💜
Wow very good Willow!
Thanks Lynz 💜🌹