Inner Truth


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NaPoWriMo Challenge 2019 – Day 8 – April 8, 2019

V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #43: Rain

The Haunted Wordsmith Opposites Attract Challenge – April 8, 2019

 I provide one word and a list of its antonyms. The challenge is to use the prompt word AND one (or more) of its antonyms in some form of writing (or creative work). 

Today’s word: underestimate.

Antonyms: overestimate, overrate, overvalue.


While inside my heart there is rain

I pretend that on the outside

there are crystal blue waters,

sunshine, and lemon yellow blossoms

a facade to hide my secret pain

that I thought would help me

hold back the levee of tears…

~ * ~

But I underestimated the strength of the strain

and overestimated the weakness of my facade

I then realized that this plan was so very flawed

I knew I had to allow…

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  9 comments for “Inner Truth

  1. 04/08/2019 at 7:49 pm

    That was some amazing writing. Yay! I also found a new blogger to follow in the process! 🤗

    Liked by 3 people

  2. 04/08/2019 at 8:08 pm

    Thank you for the reblog Eugenia! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  3. 04/09/2019 at 8:49 am

    You have some followers that can weave a wonderful tale with your word prompts.

    Have a fabulous day, Eugenia. ♥

    Liked by 1 person

  4. 04/09/2019 at 9:11 pm

    This is absolutely and a quite interesting challenge.

    Liked by 1 person

    • 04/10/2019 at 9:38 am

      You’re welcome to join any of the challenges. As you will notice, some of us respond to more than one challenge in one post. It’s fun and rewarding. 🙂

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      • 04/10/2019 at 11:28 am

        Ok yes, I noticed it. That is good to know how it all works. Fair enough. Thanks so much for the warm welcome. 💜😊

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