Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 5th, 2020

It’s the 5th day of Just Jot it January 2020! Linda here with our prompt, which was generously supplied by Faye, of Faye’s Mystical Musings.  “Your prompt for JusJoJan January 5th, 2020, is “intention.” Use the word “intention” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

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“The road to hell is paved with good intentions” One of my wise mother’s many sayings. It means many things done done for good reasons do only harm. Thinking on these lines I have written an Acrostic Etheree thinking of Mum’s words.

If

No one

Thinks or cares

Each of us pay

Never knowing what

The consequences are

It could blow our world apart

Or it could simply break a heart

Nothing good came from bad intentions

So beware your actions may betray you.

#jusjojan.

49 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 08:36:04

    Love your poem using Intention as the first letter of each line. My husband also told me every now and again that the path to hell is covered with good intentions. (He was the one with the good intentions he couldn’t keep)

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  2. Ritu
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 09:02:07

    So true, that poem, Sis!

    Reply

  3. Erika Kind
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 09:56:55

    Bad only creates bad. If we want to have a change for the better we need to spread seeds of love.

    Reply

  4. Maggie
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 10:31:00

    My mother used that saying frequently as well. Perfect!

    Reply

  5. Goff James
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 11:04:56

    Hi. Apologies for submitting my response to you in error. I have now redirected to Linda. G.Hill. In anticipation, many thanks for your understanding. Goff

    Reply

  6. Goff James
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 11:22:43

    Reblogged this on Art, Photography and Poetry.

    Reply

  7. Trackback: Intentions – A poem by Goff James | Art, Photography and Poetry
  8. Goff James
    Jan 05, 2020 @ 11:40:04

    Hi. Great prompt. Love your poem. Here’s my response and contribution – Intrusions/Haiku. Here’s the link https://goffjamesart.wordpress.com/2020/01/05/intentions-a-poem-by-goff-james/ .
    Have a great day. Goff

    Reply

  9. J-Dub
    Jan 06, 2020 @ 01:07:43

    That’s where my mind went too

    Reply

  10. robertawrites235681907
    Jan 06, 2020 @ 16:24:13

    Wise words, Willow.

    Reply

  11. ellenbest24
    Jan 07, 2020 @ 12:57:10

    Beautifully done Willow. Like the country being told to buy diesel driven as it appeared safer. But within a few years, the science found this to not be the case. Now we know better.

    Reply

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