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Ten Words to You



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Australia, India, American Samoa, Canada, Singapore, United States, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Trinidad and Tobago...

Remarkable, isn't it, that our community hails from all over the globe, crossing political borders and time zones, oceans and deserts, to converge in the world of words? Imagine all the places from which we write each day—the views out our collective windows, the sounds trickling (or barging) in from the street, the farm, the train station, the park...

In TEN WORDS, tell us where you are. This can be a sentence (or two), or a list of words, or fragments and phrases. With just ten words in your bank, you must choose carefully, sketching your whole world in a handful of letters. 

We hunted far and wide for five stellar examples. Here they are: 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 
"Panorama of My Homesand" by Hanan Adi

Sand, sunbaked bungalows, shawarma incense.
Mimosa cooing, minaret calling.
Cerulean-domed.

USA
"Disconnected" by AprilStorms

Sunny outside. I'm in the shadows. Hearing laughter far away.

ISRAEL 
"Israel" by Noa

Homeland
Olives
Temple
Golden 
Jerusalem
Cobblestone
Runes
Hebrew
Tradition
Eternal

NEW ZEALAND 
"There's No Place Like Home" by chaotic_words

5.00 bus. My feet hurt. I can't afford ruby heels. 

INDIA
"Medley" by Shivani

Hearty incense, doctrines, toil, piquancy blanket  perversion and tumultuous history