Sunday, February 1, 2009

Prompt 49: Slowly

This week's prompt is the adverb slowly.

Nancy Bea of Genre Cookshop provides this classic by Kobayashi Issa to inspire you:

O snail
Climb Mount Fuji,
But slowly, slowly!

(Translated by R.H. Blyth)

(Click here for the photo credit.)

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  1. It feels so good to be back!
    the snails are perfect for the great prompt.

  2. I am definitely not in the 'fast lane' for this prompt.

  3. thanks so much for stopping by! What a wonderful find your page has been :)

  4. thanks so much for stopping by! What a wonderful find your page has been :)

  5. Is it just me that can't see Mr Linky anymore?


  6. Well just in case Mr. Linky is on strike here is my slowly haiku. This is a light-hearted one to counter the heaviness I have expressed lately.

  7. Well, here is mine, thanks Nancy Bea for a good prompt!

  8. There's nothing better than slow

  9. I sat thinking about this prompt yesterday - not sure where to go with it, and then it started to snow...

  10. I know this a recycle post but that was the one I was thinking of when I saw the prompt.

  11. Thanks for using my prompt! Great photo!

  12. ..many thanks to Nancy Bea Miller

    for a great prompt & her poem_

    "Slowly descending,
    the sky sifting its sugar
    onto children's tongues"~snow fall..

  13. I have really enjoyed reading the fruit from this week prompts ... even the ones that sent me running to the dictionary .... you all are so very talented.