Obsessions. Today’s prompt is about reflection, personal reflection. We all have obsessions. Don’t deny it. We like to put a shiny veneer on them by describing them as ‘passions’ or ‘callings,’ but in truth they’re obsessions. Today I came across this lovely post where two women shared their obsessions.
“On February 21, 2011, Cynthia posted “Obsessions” : Pine trees that are all wiry and taller than the other trees so they stick out, different textures coming together, abandoned things and places, stairs and thresholds, rainy days and fog, sunrises and sunsets, doors and windows, trains and tracks, lines of laundry, row houses, fall leaves, a full moon, the ocean …”
Here’s another by Darelyn Saloom: “Southern live oaks with thick biceps and elbows, weathered tin roofs atop century-old houses and barns, horse stalls and walking wheels, back roads and antique malls, small-town squares with a courthouse and bookstore, sidewalks and trails, soaring hawks, still owls, an elusive chicken in my yard, Louisiana sunsets …“
I was inspired – hope you will be too.
Today’s prompt: In prose or poetry, write about your obsessions. Post your paragraph here in the comments, or leave a link to your blog/website/google doc instead. If you’re on Facebook, post your obsessions there with a photo!