Thursday, July 22, 2010

The Thursday Think Tank - #7 Sound


“One of the greatest sounds of them all - and to me it is a sound - is utter, complete silence”
~ Andre Kostelanetz

Sound is inspiration. A noise can incite so many different thoughts or feelings for a person. Take this week’s prompt and write about sound. Maybe the first sound you hear after you read this will be enough. Maybe you will look for something you deem a truly unique sound. The topic is wide and immeasurable and we look forward to reading your poems and hearing the sounds you describe in our heads. I wonder if you just heard the starter’s pistol I just fired…and they’re off!

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for the prompt, Robert. I'll be back to read poems as they magically appear!

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  2. Great prompt! Can't wait to read everyone's responses!

    -Weasel

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  3. sound huh? Quite interesting! I shall return
    Pamela

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  4. here is mine for the prompt
    thanks!
    Pamela

    http://flaubert-poetrywithme.blogspot.com/2010/07/only-way-round-it-poets-united-7-sound.html

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  5. This is an older post on my blog but I think it has the right response to the prompt.

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  6. My post (written in May) is more prose than poem. I feel it describes a unique sound, perhaps one that few others will think or write about, thus my submission.

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  7. My poem was originally written as lyrics to a song.

    Your words can affect someone more than you know... be careful how you choose them.

    Burn Your Bridges and Fly Away
    by Gally Lines
    .:Lest I Smite Thee:. blog

    http://lestismitethee.wordpress.com/2010/07/12/writing-burn-your-bridges-and-fly-away/

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  8. http://itistimetothinkformyself.blogspot.com/2010/07/55-rings-of-phone.html

    finally got one entry,
    Happy Writing and Reading!
    ;)

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  9. http://riikainfinityy.com/2010/07/24/sound/

    :D Here is mine, have a fun week ahead people!:D

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  10. I have been slow in writig as of lately so I plan to belt out a few. I need to visit Magpie and big tent but here is my poem for Sound. Why I wrote about this I cannot say lol. Ive enjoyed reading everyones poems and will check out the ones I have missed shortly. Thank you everyone for sharing!!

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  11. Robert,

    I just about made it....and number thirteen as well!!
    I needed a few quiet moments, to compose this 'silent' offering.
    It is associated with all the stresses and emotions around the subject of communication, or the lack of it.

    Best wishes,
    Eileen

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  12. I had fun with this one...I don't have a computer at home...so I have to do what I can when I can...Thank you Robert for another great prompt!
    :-)

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