Throughout my body
Will I be disappointed?
Hiding in cast
Surgeon checked x-ray today
My day started with a huuuuuuuge fear of disappointment, I was scared out of my wits that the surgeon would have bad news for me today, at my hospital appointment. Instead, he declared that the healing process looks good.
I’m so incredibly and hugely relieved!!!!! It means I’m allowed to let my foot (well, cast) touch the ground again, 108 days after I fell. It still can’t bear any weight, but wooooowwwwww!!!
This will also mean that my dream of continuing my training program in PSEN this year is attainable, practically. The financial part is still a challenge, but a friend made me this: https://www.gofundme.com/f/be-a-ripple-of-healing I’m going to make it happen, somehow! If you like to contribute you can also ask me for a poem, a painting, or a coaching session! After being physically inactive for months I SO want to get back in the world again. If you’d like to talk to me: angela at procrastinationcoach dot net.
An elevenie is an eleven-word poem of five lines, with each line performing a specific task in the poem. The first line is one word, a noun. The second line is two words that explain what the noun in the first line does, the third line explains where the noun is in three words, the fourth line provides further explanation in four words, and the fifth line concludes with one word that sums up the feeling or result of the first line’s noun being what it is and where it is.
In my heart
He wants to protect
Safe place lost
She makes herself invisible
Quivering poet Gabriel Moreno was kind enough to ask me if I was still writing, when we met in Amsterdam. I hadn’t; it took some time to recover from #NaPoWriMo. But he made me remember I love writing. Thank you Gabriel!
Laughing, drinking wine
It’s getting rather late
Showing his club
Mine has nine spikes
I like how #elevenies help to capture moments, like snapshots. Yesterday was a very warm day, too hot to go to sleep. So a number of neighbours gathered outside and shared drinks and snacks, and a lot of stories. A fabulous evening in lovely company.
Today when we were having dinner a caveman walked in. Which was not as surprising as it sounds. My son’s school will have a school camp next week, and they chose cavemen as a theme. My son has been wearing a caveman outfit non stop for two days, and today the son of the neighbours came to proudly show his club. All cavemen are playing outside now. My guess is they’re testing their clubs…
from my life
I effing miss you
when I need you
The fun we have
I’m off prompt, because I’ve been working ahead, worried that I wouldn’t have enough time to write in the last week of #NaPoWriMo. Skipping days just isn’t an option when we’re this near to the end 😉 This one combines the elevenie prompt of day 23, and the subject of the poem I shared that day called I secretly gave up on you.
Later on I decided to make this a double elevenie by adding another friend to the poem. She deserved a title of her own 🙂 The definition of felicity is: “the quality or state of being happy; especially : great happiness.” That’s what my weekend away with her has been. I wrote Ambrosia about the fabulous meal we had.
I chose the painting of the piggies because they look really happy, and one is rather absent.
two laughing friends
happy to be there
heightening their spirits
with explosions of taste
A double elevenie created to remember a fabulous night out with amazing good food, fantastic wines and great company.
on my body
returning from the hairdresser
from the washstand
after the mirror shattered
Yesterday’s prompt worried me when I saw it, but I turned out toe be fun. This was the prompt on napowrimo.net: “Your prompt for Day Twenty-Three comes to us from Gloria Gonsalves, who challenges us to write a double elevenie. What’s that? Well, an elevenie is an eleven-word poem of five lines, with each line performing a specific task in the poem. The first line is one word, a noun. The second line is two words that explain what the noun in the first line does, the third line explains where the noun is in three words, the fourth line provides further explanation in four words, and the fifth line concludes with one word that sums up the feeling or result of the first line’s noun being what it is and where it is.”
I accidently hit publish instead of schedule… This is supposed to be my day 24 poem. Well, never mind. Now that I’m too early I’m on prompt 😉