All writing published for Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

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Bhavya's Treasure (India) published:

Challenge Completed! | Metaphor for Trees

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5


For those who always stand tall smiling at us through the wind.
 
  • DAY 1
Blooming alchemists with tiny green cauldrons sipping and stirring carbon dioxide while warmly wafting clear strands of oxygen!
 
  • DAY 2
Succulent tentacles swollen profusely with soothing jelly, thorny soldiers guarding patiently, recruited at the periphery.
~ /Aloe Vera/
 
  • DAY 3
A thin withering stick's dehydrated tongue pleading the heaven's brink for a few drops of Mercy!
/For the trees surviving somehow in droughts./
 
    ...
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4 months ago

curiouser (Australia) published:

Trees In Metaphor

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5


Abode of Meliae, forgiving evergreen; so tranquil; so gorgeous, the lungs of natural being.
Sweet Mother, you breathe life.

To the worthy,
unworthy,
loved,
unloved,

Parceled gift of fresh renewal unto all.
 

6 months ago

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mitch.momo (Canada) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

day 1: old henry  

he sits just around the corner from the classroom window
waiting patiently as the children recite multiplication tables
he finds peace in their chatter, a pleasant reminder of recesses to come

when the bell rings, they spill out the hallways and pour into his lap
he chuckles and sways as they circle his roots
hop! skip! pounce!
games of tag and hide-and-seek, daily cup of tea;
he sits back in the rocking chair, baby on his...

6 months ago

Dragonfly (Germany) published:

Writing Streak Challenge - Week 5

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

A young dancer, fragile looking but strong and enduring.

6 months ago

barelybear (United Kingdom) published:

Tree Challenge Completed :)

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1

It writhed and slashed into the sky around it, each knot the reddened face of a petulant toddler, scowling in retaliation to some great injustice. 


Day 2

A lone traveller, bleary and half-coloured in the dawn light, stretching out his long limbs in an attempt to shudder off the clinging remnants of sleep.


Day 3

An ever-watching presence that hugs in the nature around him. He whispers and gossips to the tangled shrub beside him, he laughs at...

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6 months ago

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SamWiseGamjee (India) published:

THE TREE OF CONFIDENCE

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

She embraced me when I was born,
He held my tiny fingers and stroked my head,
The smile on their lips,
Their soft touch,
I still feel it.

 
My mother whispered something in my ears.
‘Hey, we’re in this together’
‘We’re there for you, always’ , they said.
 

Time passed,
Slowly,
I uttered my first word,
I took my first step,
I was running,
I fell down,
I got up,
And ran again.
 
My father bought me...

6 months ago

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amandaorange (United States) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1
They stand, a group of dancers on a stage
Swaying with the wind and the music of the earth
Turning tears of the clouds into blinding life
The world watches this performance
These dancers
Trees in a forest


Day 2- the tree in my backyard
She watched me
as i grew older
and came to sit there beside her
braiding flower crowns and
whispering secrets
into the folds of her skirts
telling her my troubles and
wishes and ...

6 months ago

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serotonin (Canada) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

day 1: love

Fern curtains sweep the floor, embracing the ground as their own.

Perhaps she is a little misguided - perhaps she, too, should be reaching for a sky that she will never touch, weaving a thousand different routes to a collective goal.

But patience is a virtue that her branches do not have. So she does not claim a new cloud each day, does not hold her comrades' spindly limbs and chant empty promises.

Her leaves grow thin,...

6 months ago

~The Rain Glows Too~ (United States) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1
    my snowflake
dancing in the wind
at the mercy 
of its whims
    my snowfake
beauty as you are
fractals smile down 
upon me from afar
    my snowflake
with your empty
crown-shyness lines
grow old with me

my evergreen

Day 2

Death stands above me looking down
There is no compassion in her outstretched arms
Brittle
Decay clings from her
Hanging down like mistletoe 
A silent kiss
The kiss of death
Her ribs...
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6 months ago

elliem (Canada) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1

It is the exhale of Mother Nature as she settles down to sleep.

Day 2

It is an umbrella of bark and needles, sheltering lonely solivagants from storm.

 Day 3

It is a fist rising from the ground in solidarity with its neighbours, fighting for its existence with every breath.

  Day 4

It is a relic of a time before the earth turned wild. It pools in shallow, littoral forests, spiced with saltwater and shivering with memories....
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6 months ago

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Century Friend (United States) published:

Challenge Completed – Writing Streak Week 5

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5


Day 1: River Birch

a spiral stairwell to paradise.
nine-flight trunk of steps,
angel wings cast out in cantilevers of emerald and amber.
they are vertebrae to the spindly spine,
haloed in rainbow rings,
and if you listen,
you can hear them sing in the breeze.

a swooping bird
could watch the tumbling roots, hardened honey over grass
climb up and
up and
up until sun-stained forks
puncture the silver sheen of the cumuli,
and bathe in blue.


Day 2:...
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6 months ago

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Inimitable (United States) published:

The Dance of the Willow

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

The elegant hanging branches of the wisened willow float gracefully in the wind. They leap and pirouette, their leaves flowing behind like the weightless silk train of a dancer's delicate gown.
She spins and jumps effortlessly, free of care in the colorful sunkissed meadow. Her hair is blown in a whirlwind around her head by a sudden gust, but she only dances harder.
When the breeze dies down, she finally stops to rest as a dainty songbird flies over. She...

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6 months ago

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twilightowl (United States) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1:

The trees stand tall, as they always have--backs straight, posture stiff, sturdy pillars supporting the weight of the blue roof over all our heads. There are no more guests in their home, the land long since abandoned. But still, the trees stand. They don't expect visitors, but this is their duty, and they will not bend or sway.

Day 2:

It's your shield, shading you from the harshness of the sun, of the truth, of reality. Despite the...
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6 months ago

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Zirong (Singapore) published:

Writing Streak Challenge wk4 -- completed!

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

1. An experienced storyteller who appreciates the power of reticence at the same time.
2. A shelter for nostalgia and booming life.
3. The performer of the Ballad of Earth.
4. The branches are strings of dancing musical notes.
5. A tree is a deep green metaphor.

6 months ago

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Rohan’s Defender (United States) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Writing Streak Week 5

Day 1

You stand so tall and rigid, springtime guardian. You are a powerful presence, watching in the still of the night. It is then that your long limbs are at the ready, your feet rooted in the soft earth, your leafy green eyes always scanning for  danger. You wear the garbs of a humble shepherd. A long robe of brown, strong as leather. A belt of moss. Fresh, grassy sandals. And atop your hazel brow...

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6 months ago

doodleninja (United States) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5


Day One
a library

Day Two
rhythm

Day Three
ballerina

Day Four
watchtower

Day Five
a door

6 months ago

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Smruti Swarupa Mahapatra (India) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

DAY 1
Moving in the forest like in the fantasy, helluva
I just wanna fulfill my desire of werifesteria.

In the place full of hideous witches,
Having it's gnarled limb stretches.

Black claws scratching the side of a old house, crouching
Serving as a warning to anyone who ever tried approaching.

The place full of old noble giants, far above low
Keeping an gentle eye over the goings far below.

In the place where lives my true confidants, the dumbs ...

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6 months ago

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Katenewell (United Kingdom) published:

Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1:

Treasure Bearers. 

Oh those grand, towering clouds of jewels,
the crusted jades and smooth emeralds,
that great sky of shimmering colour
and the mesmerising metamorphosis
as green youth matures to 
warm rubies and soft ambers. 
Under Autumn's cinnamon touch, 
gold coins rain from those treasure bearers. 
The barky chests are opened, unlocked-
birthing wealth and richness into the world
as colourful gems succeed the earth.

Day 2:

Cherry Blossom
The dancer parades the earth,
stretching her ruby fingertips ...
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6 months ago

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The Midnight One (Australia) published:

Week 5 - Challenge Completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5


Day 1
A crossing between the supposed three realms. Roots reaching to the area below, trunk solidly in the middle, and the uppermost branches reaching for the celestial wonders above. A bridge between worlds.

Day 2
An oasis in the strange desert of the red earth landscape. Refuge from the hottest temperatures that bake the land bone dry and deprive the plants of all nutrients. Giving life and fleeting hope to all those below.

Day 3
An adventure for intrepid...

7 months ago

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Arzu (Australia) published:

Challenge completed

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1
It was spiky and useless, a smudge of spidery acid green paint on a dusty forgotten canvas, jumping out at the eyes like a mistake desperate to prove its worth. 

Day 2
It was a fearless godmother to the children of the dirt, the ones who raged in mud and grit and found a home in her gnarled old wrinkles. 

Day 3
When the wind hit my feathers, I left the ground at last. 
Free! For the first...

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7 months ago

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Writing4Life (Australia) published:

Challenge Completed!

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1 
A living river of leaf and blossom, standing on one broad foundation.
Day 2
A wise man, old and wizened. 
Day 3
A flowering umbrella, with leafy tresses that dance in the wind.
Day 4
A living manuscript, History imprinted on his rough skin.
Day 5
A sign of the new and the old, of peace, of war, of love, of hate, of a symphony of order.
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7 months ago

ILikeToWriteThings (United States) published:

Writing Streak Challenge Week 5

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

Day 1
Terra's skyscrapers
Wooded relics of an ancient time
Arbitrary gifts
Hosts of small civilizations
Microcosms of split pathways bound to Earth
Beacons of prosperity
Portents of good tidings

Day 2
Mother Earth's pubes
Incomplete bridges to heaven
Earth's finest pigment
Those who shroud the surface
Our mistreated and abused roommates

Day 3
A traveler's rest
A child's first fascination
Nature's curtains
Foliage chameleons
Cat abductors
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7 months ago

Dragonfly (Germany) published:

Writing Streak Challenge - Week 5

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

A melancholic poet, bathing in the river, hiding many words behind a silver-green veil.

7 months ago

Zirong (Singapore) published:

Writing Streak Challenge wk4 -- completed!

PROMPT: Writing Streak Challenge -- Week 5

1. An experienced storyteller who appreciates the power of reticence at the same time.
2. A shelter for nostalgia and booming life.
3. The performer of the Ballad of Earth.
4. The branches are strings of dancing musical notes.

7 months ago