Saturday, July 21, 2012

New Prompts for the Summer!

July 22 - 28, 2012
Niche Gautami Tripathy of Rooted
July 29 - August 4, 2012
Lump Pranita of Miracles Happen
August 5 - 11, 2012
Shortcut Teri of Teri’s Painted Daisies
August 12 - 18, 2012
Bathing Bruce of Haiku Water
August 19 - 25, 2012
Lopsided Joanne of 4Joy
August 26 - September 1, 2012 Spectacles Locomente of Locomente
September 2 - 8, 2012 Violate Sandra of If . . .
September 9 - 15, 2012 Echo Gabrielle of Wild Goose Scoops Moon
September 16 - 22, 2012 Constant Bruce of Haiku Water
September 23 - 29, 2012 Halcyon * Geraldine of My Poetic Path
* Halcyon (adj.)  1540s, in halcyon dayes (L. alcyonei dies, Gk. alkyonides hemerai), 14 days of calm weather at the winter solstice, when a mythical bird (identified with the kingfisher) was said to breed in a nest floating on calm seas. From halcyon (n.), late 14c., from L. halcyon, from Gk. halkyon, variant (perhaps a misspelling) of alkyon "kingfisher," from hals "sea, salt" (see halo-) + kyon "conceiving," prp. of kyein "to conceive," lit. "to swell," from PIE root *keue- "to swell." Identified in mythology with Halcyone, daughter of Aeolus, who when widowed threw herself into the sea and became a kingfisher. (from
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