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Prompt Storm 15: Goodbye

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Writing Prompt

“All good thing comes to an end,” I have heard so many times in my lifetime.

It rings true once again because at week 16, Prompt Stomp has ended. I feel sad because it is one of the reasons I log in to WordPress on the weekend. To prepare two prompts for Mondays, one of which is Prompt Stomp.

This prompt stood put to me because I joined early, at its third week. In addition, it made me feel like I belong especially because the host (Megan) made me feel that way. I was happy to post every week and I was eager to read what others wrote or captured in photographs especially if the theme tickled me.I think my favourite Prompt Stomp to read was the Light In Our Life with so many lovely photos especially sunrise and sunset. However, my favourite Prompt Stomp to write was about love, that theme covered two weeks.

Prompt Stomp challenged me to write about certain aspects of my life that I was pen shy prior. I felt I overcame it a bit during the Love themes week. Now one section of my WordPress therapy is going, gone.If you are now coming across Prompt Stomp, I leave you with this link to all the weekly topics and responses.

Goodbye Prompt Stomp. 😦

A Rose Themed Wedding

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Wedding Photographs

Via Magpie Tales (A Photo By Ed Ross)

It was a rose theme wedding…

 

The floor of the church sat with a carpet of roses,

 

The groomsmen jackets stained with a rose each,

 

The bridesmaid smiling coyly, a single rose in hand.

 

The cute little ring bearer struggling with the bands in a rose shaped pillow.

 

The cake tier in fancy rose shapes calls for the many “wows” from guests.

 

The bride’s dress sparkled white with tiny roses in the trail,

 

Even her hair is leavened in roses.

 

Anyone who knows her facial expression sees her 5% consent for the theme.

 

Yet her mother in law smiles in approval.

 

After she choose the theme,

 

After all she paid for the wedding.


MAGPIE TALES 301

 

Some Tips For Reading Blogs

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Reading

 

You may wonder who is that crazy person who wants to give people tips on reading. It’s only me, your weird blogging friend Noirfifre, haha. I want to share with you some manoeuvres I use to make the most of reading on a platform hosting millions of bloggers. Isn’t that just down right crazy and exciting at the same time. Since, I dip my toes into blog reading both on Blogger and WordPress around 2009/2010, I learned some tricks. It was through reading that I became attracted to WordPress.

 

1. Subscribe to blogs that carry topics which interests you, you do not have to “follow” another simply because that blog showed an interest in your blog. Now I am not saying you if you have a regular reader/commentator on your blog, you should not go over to their world from time to time. Who knows you may come across some posts address in a special  way which piques your radar to a new delight. However, when you do reciprocate subscribe just for the sake of it, you will open your Reader to topics of no appeal to you. What would WordPress feel like then? Yes, I subscribed  to a few bloggers who are not subscribed to me and that is fine. For example, I read regularly of  bloggers quest in conquering the world through travelling. Shoot, I live vicariously through them because I love seeing photos and reading tales of gorgeous sites and extraordinary natural creation. However, my blog has no major interest to these persons because I am not a world traveller and certainly think thrice about experimenting with unfamiliar food.

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