Stream of Consciousness Saturday

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “collar.” Use it as a verb, a noun, or metaphorically. Bonus points for using it in all three ways! Enjoy!

Now there’s the ambiguous Dog Collar, that can mean a collar for a dog or a colour for for a vicar or priest. So that is our noun.

© willowdot21

Or we could go down the police line , so we would get a verb. To collar, to arrest someone for a criminal act, you can say you felt someone’s collar, that is also an arrest! Also the past tense ” he collared the suspect.

There is also the good old fashioned collar on, a shirt a dress a coat. That like the top paragraph is a noun.

And here a metaphorical Tanka.

Tight around her neck

Like a noose sapping her air

Her badge of office

At births, deaths and marriages

It was always on there on show.

I think that fulfills the prompt .

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30 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Lisa M. Boyd
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 04:23:54

    Awesome! Bravo’ 👏


  2. Dr. Crystal Grimes
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 04:43:41

    Well done, Willow!


  3. Sadje
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 05:39:22

    It sure fulfilled all the aspects. Great post Willow


  4. Lakshmi Bhat
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 05:59:27

    A wonderful response 🙂


  5. Ritu
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 06:17:54

    Nailed it sis! 💜


  6. Priscilla Bettis
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 10:30:40

    Nah, not silliness. It’s clever!


  7. JoAnna
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 13:16:26

    A knowledgeable overview, sweet doggie photo, and what I believe is a thoughtful, empathetic take on the responsibilities of clergy.


  8. John W. Howell
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 16:59:07

    I think you got them all. Good job Willow. Here take this glass of wine.


  9. J-Dub
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 17:24:13

    Definitely fulfills the prompt. Another good one!!


  10. pensitivity101
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 19:01:39



  11. Maggie
    Sep 12, 2020 @ 23:25:13

    Wonderful, Willow!


  12. Laura
    Sep 13, 2020 @ 00:26:22

    You hit all 3! Wonderful job.


  13. Deborah Drucker
    Sep 13, 2020 @ 19:02:00

    Sounds like whoever the clergywoman is she doesn’t like the collar. I have heard their collars called ‘dog collars’ too. I wonder where that came from? The implication being that they are like dogs? or restrained.


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