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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

IWSG - If I Were...

Posting the first Wednesday of every month, The Insecure Writer's Support Group, is  the brainchild of Alex Cavanaugh. YOU can sign up HERE to participate.

Let's give our co-hosts  a warm welcome!
 Lauren Hennessy,
Lisa Buie-Collard, 
Lidy, 
Christine Rains, and Mary Aalgaard!


Usually, to keep my post short and sweet, I give you what I hope is an inspiring quote. But today I'm doing something a little different.

I saw this Meme on Denise Covey's blog and really liked it. Thought I'd try it out for IWSG. I don't know why, but I felt uplifted after doing it. I think you could take any one or all of these and use them as writing prompts, or for journaling, or flash fiction. Think about writing from the POV of a season or a planet. Think about being a tree or flower. Think about being a food, smell, or object.

Feel free to copy and paste it to your own blog. Don't overthink the answers. And remember, there are no wrong answers. 

Spring
IF I WERE
If I were a season, I’d be Spring.

If I were a month, I’d be June.

If I were a day of the week, I’d be Saturday.



Wildflowers
If I were a time of day, I be dawn.

If I were a planet, I’d be Saturn.

If I were a direction, I’d be everywhere.

If I were a tree, I’d be a redwood.

If I were a flower, I’d be a wildflower.

If I were a fruit, I’d be a sugar apple.

If I were a land animal, I’d be a dog.

If I were a sea animal, I’d be a turtle.

If I were a bird, I’d be an buzzard. (How they can sore! And they enjoy each others company too.)

If I were a piece of furniture, I’d be a comfortable sofa.


If I were a liquid, I’d be water.


If I were a stone, I’d be amethyst.

If I were a kind of weather, I’d be mostly sunny with a light breeze.


If I were a musical instrument, I’d be a guitar.


If I were a color, I’d be a rainbow.


If I were a facial expression, I’d be a smile.

Waves on the shore

If I were an emotion, I’d be compassion.

If I were a sound, I’d be waves lapping on the shore.

If I were an element, I’d be air.


If I were a car, I’d be reliable.

If I were a food, I’d be healthy.

If I were a place, I’d be an island.


If I were a flavor, I’d be chocolate.

If I were a scent, I’d be rose.

If I were an object, I’d be a beloved, well read book.

If I were a song, I’d be "All You Need is Love" by the Beatles.


If I were a pair of shoes, (I wouldn't be, I'd be barefoot)


If I were transportation, I’d be boat.

If I were a fairy tale, I’d be Mother Goose.


If I were a holiday, I’d be Thanksgiving.


If I were a novel, I'd be Isandia by Autin Tappan Wright 


If I were a movie, I'd be Brother Sun, Sister Moon.



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Have a wonderful day! Are you going to try out this meme? Do any of these "If I weres" pop out at you? Think you'll use any of them as a writing springboard?

19 comments:

  1. Great meme, though I'm not going to try it. I'd definitely pick chocolate as my flavor too.

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  2. What a fun meme. Yeah. Choocolate. Or maybe cheesecake. Or maybe chocolate cheesecake?

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  3. You'd be a guitar! Awesome. So would I.

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  4. This is really a fun meme, but I''m not going to do it. Love that you'd be a wildflower.

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  5. How fun! My birthday is in February, so I'm an amethyst, too.

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  6. I did a bunch of these in her comment section, but gave up half way through. It was fun though.

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  7. I did a bunch of these in her comment section, but gave up half way through. It was fun though.

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  8. Such a fun meme! I'd be chocolate too. Mmmm....

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  9. It would be really fun to figure out the psychology behind the answers, but goodness, who has time for that? (I'm totally on a time kick today.)

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  10. I like this meme. Amethyst is a pretty stone. I might have to be that, too!

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  11. Hi Bish - I saw this meme - lots of things to think about ... I keep changing my mind ... I'd now say sweet-peas ... but roses too ... savoury not sweet ...

    Cheers Hilary

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  12. Too cool! What fun to read those, and you're right, great ideas!

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  13. I love that idea! My favorite is being the sound of waves lapping on the shore!

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  14. Turtle!! Yes, I'm a turtle too. I love your list. I've actually written a story from the POV of a crane (the bird) once. I still love that story. Thanks for the interesting ideas! :)

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  15. I knew you'd be an island! Perfect for you. And air, too. Very free and fresh. Glad you took the time to do the hop.

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  16. Interesting but don't think I would try it. I like the idea of a soaring bird though, think I would be an albatross rather than a buzzard.

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  17. I saw this on Denise's blog and liked it too. I think thinking about all kinds of things we like and who we are is very fun. Loved reading your list. :)

    If I was a food, I'd be something from the garden. :)
    ~Jess

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  18. If I were food, I'd be french fries, yummy yummy french fries.

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  19. If I were water I'd be spring

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Your Random Thoughts are most welcome!