Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Slice of Life- Teachers Write

This year I am participating in Teachers Write (for more information visit Kate Messner's blog.)  Today's Slice is from a quick-write prompt that Kate shared today.

Sometimes, as I am reading in my rocking chair on my front porch, I get distracted by what’s around me.

It could be the sound of the hummingbird coming to get a drink of nectar from the feeder or from the flowers.

The wind blowing through my ferns rustling the leaves.

The colors of the flowers dancing in the wind calls for my attention. The soft purples and yellows of
the columbine, the pinks and white of the impatiens, the deep purples of the morning glory.

The sound of cars passing or people talking as they stroll pass.

And as the light starts to diminish, more insects start to call out to each other. This is my cue that it’s about time to head inside.


  1. Now I wish it were evening just so I could sit on my porch and write. Alas, I will have to wait. I appreciate your slice.

  2. I love your observations and how vividly you describe them. Cheers for Teachers Write!

  3. Your post made me feel that I was sitting on that front porch with you. Lovely imagery - especially the "flowers dancing in the wind."