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

  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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  3. Very beautiful poem and picture

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  5. 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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  8. Zack and Zelda

    Fabulous prompt, and I like your lines, Eugenia 🙂

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  11. 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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  15. 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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  18. Thanks for the beautiful prompt!

    Here’s my effort for this week.

    https://drkanyarani.in/2020/09/01/tree-of-life-disneyworld-2/

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

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

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    • Hi Susi, the theme I use lists the trackbacks all together (great feature). When I set up my posts listing the participants, I copy/paste the trackbacks into the new post. In the last roundup post, I set up columns for the participants so the list wouldn’t look so long. The theme is Opti and I use the new editor. Thank you for noticing. 😉

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  22. 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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  25. Thank you! 😉

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  26. 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.

      Like

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

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  34. 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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  36. 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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