Eugi’s Weekly Prompt “Tree of Life” August 31, 2020

wishing for balance

tree of life beckons me close

patience of wisdom

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. – Willa Cather

Your Weekly Prompt – The Tree of Life – August 31, 2020.

Go where the prompt leads you and publish a post on your own blog that responds to the prompt. It can be any variation of the prompt and/or image. Please keep it family friendly. Prompts close 7 days from the close of my post.

No man manages his affairs as well as a tree does – George Bernard Shaw

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Let’s be creative and have fun!

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-Eugenia

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  1. Eugenia,

    Eve gave into temptation. Too bad she didn’t wait for God to impart the wisdom that she craved. Patience is a virtue and one we should strive to have with all things. Nice verse to accompany the inspirational image, my dear. Have a blessed week!

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  2. Very beautiful poem and picture

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  3. Hi. Eugenia. Another challenging prompt. Here’s my effort in response to this week’s weekly prompt ‘Tree of Life’.
    https://goffjamesart.wordpress.com/2020/08/31/spotlight-poetry-in-gods-own-garden-a-poem-by-goff-james/.

    Best Regards Everyone.

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  4. Fabulous prompt, and I like your lines, Eugenia 🙂

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  5. Hi Eugi. The picture for this week’s prompt is stunning. The colours jump out and give it a special magical quality.

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  6. Hello Eugenia

    Here’s my take on the tree of life. Had written this sometime back when I had suddenly discovered this old house with a banyan tree growing all over it, literally. Hope you like it. 🙂

    https://gdutta17.wordpress.com/2020/09/01/tree-of-life/

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  7. Here’s my attempt Eugenia. Thanks for the challenge
    https://mindfills.wordpress.com/2020/09/01/roots-a-haibun/

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  8. Thanks, Eugenia! BTW, how do have it show up as Trackbacks? I love how it makes it look cleaner!

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  9. Great haiku.
    Your use of the word balance influenced my response.

    https://murdochmouse.wordpress.com/2020/09/01/gone-to-seed/

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  10. I did a ping, as always but I can’t ever find it!
    https://myforever.blog/2020/09/01/tree-of-life/

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    • Your ping is #13 – it comes through as – “Tree of life – I Believe, Because” – and I don’t know why. If you click on that link, it leads to your blog – My Forever.

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  11. Hi Eugi, great prompt, and lovely image and words. My ugly response: https://anotherkatewilson.wordpress.com/2020/09/05/belltree/

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  12. https://artieandstu.wordpress.com/2020/09/06/tree-of-life/ thanks to Eugi for the inspiration, as well as Maya Angelou, John Muir, Teddy Roosevelt, Martin Luther and more.

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  13. Hi Eugenia, sorry this is so last minute, I have had a few days away.
    https://josephmasonauthor.com/2020/09/06/the-true-tree-of-life/

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