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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-Eugenia



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30 replies

  1. Wow! Those are both really great poems! ❤

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

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  3. Chasing fantasies… a fabulous pastime, Eugenia.
    I’ve been chasing fantasies in a different way: https://wp.me/sVkLb-pretend

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

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

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

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  7. https://violetslentz.home.blog/2019/04/14/she/

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

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