BrewNSpew Cafe – April 8, 2019

chasing fantasies

amusing games of hide and seek

a make-believe world

 Word of the week –

pretend (verb) – speak and act so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not. Lay claim to (a quality or title).

Synonyms – profess, affect, pose, posture, dissemble

pretend – (adjective) – not really what it is represented as being; used in a game or deception.

Synonyms – imaginary, imagined, pretended, make-believe, made-up, fantasy

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” 
― Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

peering through the window pane
I see a stately and glorious tree
silky blooms flit and flutter
her identity lofty and free

I can see the early, rising sun
shining through delicate leaves
quiet gusts have bid farewell
let’s pretend all can see

her leaves rustle with the wind
she sways oh, so tenderly
welcoming in her own free way
we like to chat occasionally

peering through the window pane
I see a lovely and wondrous tree
long slender branches stretch
why she’s reaching out to me

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  30 comments for “BrewNSpew Cafe – April 8, 2019

  1. 04/08/2019 at 1:41 pm

    Lovely… ❤ Sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. 04/08/2019 at 3:13 pm

    Wow! Those are both really great poems! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 04/08/2019 at 3:44 pm

    Thank you for sharing my site Eugenia 😊 Totally unexpected and greatly appreciated 💜🌼

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  4. Tom
    04/08/2019 at 4:29 pm

    Chasing fantasies… a fabulous pastime, Eugenia.
    I’ve been chasing fantasies in a different way:

    Liked by 1 person

    • 04/08/2019 at 7:32 pm

      Well done, Tom, and thank you for joining the challenge.


  5. 04/08/2019 at 6:41 pm

    Chasing fantasies! Aren’t we all? I love that line.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 04/08/2019 at 7:34 pm

      I chase fantasies because that is what makes life fulfilling. Thank you for commenting, KaylaAnn.

      Liked by 1 person

    • 04/08/2019 at 7:46 pm

      Thank you so much for joining in. 🙂


  6. Hélène - Willow Poetry
    04/08/2019 at 8:25 pm

    I love your poems so much Eugenia. Thanks for the word of the week.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Ennle Madresan
    04/09/2019 at 10:35 pm

    I love your writing–and the prompt features one of my fave words/activities, pretending 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    • 04/10/2019 at 9:14 am

      Thank you so much for your delightful comment.:)


      • Ennle Madresan
        04/10/2019 at 10:15 am

        My pleasure 🙂

        Liked by 1 person

  8. Ennle Madresan
    04/11/2019 at 1:07 am
    • 04/11/2019 at 9:23 am

      Thank you for joining the challenge! 🙂


      • Ennle Madresan
        04/13/2019 at 8:27 pm

        My pleasure.

        Liked by 1 person

  9. 04/12/2019 at 8:24 pm

    Reblogged this on The Reluctant Poet.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. 04/14/2019 at 7:06 am

    Thank you once again for the glorious prompt and inviting venue, Eugenia.

    Liked by 1 person

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