Monday Motivations…On Tuesday

This week’s Monday Motivations from Esther Newton are a bit delayed because of Christmas and Boxing Day. But she offers a Tuesday Monday Motivations with a New Year theme. Read on for a taste of what last week’s Motivations yielded.
Thank you, Esther! Hope you are having a wonderful Christmas season!

Esther Chilton

This week’s writing challenge is a day late thanks to entertaining and cooking for a houseful yesterday. It was a wonderful, noisy, fun day! I hope you all had a special Christmas with your loved ones.

This week’s theme is, of course, New Year. You can write a story, poem, limerick…the choice is yours.

Last week’s challenge involved three options:

  • The Gift
  • Magic
  • Snow

Here are your festive offerings:

Sarah sent in a super poem called ‘The Gift’:

Granny sat in the huge rocking chair,
Sitting by the fire all cosy and bare.

Rocking gently, eyes vacant, the warmth on her face,
Great memories replaying taking her to another place.

She remembered a Christmas day as a child,
Her eyes full of wonder, excitement and wild.

Where thick snow covered the ground outside,
She saw children skating on the pond, they did glide.

She pulled on her scarf, coat…

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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