My major in college was French, and I have considered working in the field of education. I have always loved languages, and my high-school French teacher imparted to me a deep love of that language and culture. I had been considering teaching it at the high-school level, but I’m not sure about being a teacher anymore, especially since Covid has left so much up in the air. Masking and “social distancing” is still a thing, and when will this ever end? It also sets a disturbing precedent because what about when the next contagion comes along? This wasn’t supposed to be about Covid, but that’s what you get with SoC writing. Look at how Covid infects EVERYTHING, still, these days!
Today’s stream-of-consciousness Saturday prompt is “ode.” Find a one- or two-syllable word that rhymes with “ode,” or use the word “ode.” I know that Anode and Diode are words, but I don’t know what they mean, so maybe I will write an ode, or write some code (I’m not that computer-savvy). Recently I wrote an ode to my old phone, but that’s not stream-of-consciousness writing. I have no ideas and also am leaving my house in just a few minutes, which exacerbates my sort-of-anxiety about this.
Please help me, I must write an ode,
Before heading out on the road,
Give me an idea,
So I can say “see ya”
Okay, looks like now I can go-ed.
I remember the Sunday brunch buffet With a million wee little sweets: Many different kinds of cakes And my favorite, crème brûlée, Not to mention the fountains Of rich chocolate ready for dipping. One time there were tiny beignets. Can it come back? Wish it could stay.
Today’s SoCS prompt was “the last photo you took.” At the time when I saw the prompt, my most recent photo was of a coloring page that I finished 2 days ago, so I thought of coloring in general.
The picture already created, Simply waiting for the coloring, A steady hand choosing Whether with care or haphazardly The hues to make it pretty — Surprising ways they can combine To make the empty spaces filled, Wonderful refuge to find.
Linda’s SoCS prompt today is “color,” and I choose purple. I wrote an etheree and made it as stream-of-consciousness as possible, just counting the syllables per line to be sure it was correct. This was a fun prompt and pretty open-ended, so I might write some more, and it will be fun to read others’ posts also.
Color for Advent, Lent —
Times of expectant waiting.
Reminders of the richness which
Comes after those weeks, months of waiting,
And that the celebration lasts always.