A Message in a Bottle

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#MiracleChallenge : Week – 11

Challenge No : 4

Write a Story/ Poem using Prompt Theme –

A MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

You write it down
And cast it far away,
Hoping someone will find it
Somewhere in the sea of words,
In the atmosphere of versed clouds.

It often starts simply
With an image, a memory,
An emotion long forgotten,
Turning soon into something more,
Fictional but true.

You bare your soul,
And offer pieces of your mind.
Sometimes the feeling’s good,
Inspiration like a warm hug,
Other times it makes you weep,
Art born from pain once felt.

And you write on,
Cry out your poetry in silence,
Each letter a scream,
Each word laughter,
And you cast it in the air
For someone to find and read –
Your message in a bottle.


Image courtesy of Pixabay.com

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13 thoughts on “A Message in a Bottle

  1. Very pretty and cathartic I suppose, to write it all out and fling it a far as we can. You captured it eloquently.

    Somewhere in the sea of words,
    In the atmosphere of versed clouds…stuff like this draws us and makes us delve further.

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  2. Reblogged this on miraclegirlblog and commented:
    Hello Everyone !

    Check out the latest post for ‘Weekly Writing #MiracleChallenge’ Week – 11 : https://miraclegirlblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/miraclechallenge-week-11-dated-23rd-29th-august-2016/

    Blogger : BooksAndHotTea (Irena S)

    Poem Title : A Message In A Bottle

    Challenge No : 4

    Challenge :Write a Story/ Poem using Prompt Theme –

    A MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

    For those who are new to #MiracleChallenge, every Tuesday morning, I post new Writing prompts for 5 challenges to write Short Story / Tiny Tale/ Poem / Haiku/ Senryu / Limerick & many more.

    Visit my blog to know the latest writing prompts and the rules to participate in #MiracleChallenge for the week dated from 23rd – 29th August, 2016.

    Yes ! 29th August is the last day for submission; before 12.00 AM IST.

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    Kindly, everyone read and inspire each other to write.

    Happy Blogging !

    Enjoy and have fun:)

    From,

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    (www.miraclegirlblog.wordpress.com )

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  3. There is something magic about giving someone something as special as an unexpected message, I used to send these off when i went on holiday every year, never ever got a response…maybe one day though.

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