Bioluminescent Waves

A Unique Title For Me

I would love to go to Maldives one day, as it seems like such a beautiful place being out in the Indian ocean, not too far away from Sri Lanka.  They have this small island called Vaadhoo Island where the beach glows at night, due to the high concentration of phytoplankton (microscopic organisms that live suspended in water) that form the base of the food chain.  Phytoplankton are uniquely adapted to the specific depths, and they need light, so the phytoplankton tend to live near the surface, where enough sunlight can penetrate to power photosynthesis.  The bioluminescence plankton will light up the nighttime waves with an ethereal glow, giving everyone a spectacular show that is termed the “Sea of Stars”, and this can be experienced in this island yearly.  You can swim in the “Sea of Stars”, as the bioluminescent effect is not harmful.  A simple wave is enough to…

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Bioluminescent Waves

A Unique Title For Me

I would love to go to Maldives one day, as it seems like such a beautiful place being out in the Indian ocean, not too far away from Sri Lanka.  They have this small island called Vaadhoo Island where the beach glows at night, due to the high concentration of phytoplankton (microscopic organisms that live suspended in water) that form the base of the food chain.  Phytoplankton are uniquely adapted to the specific depths, and they need light, so the phytoplankton tend to live near the surface, where enough sunlight can penetrate to power photosynthesis.  The bioluminescence plankton will light up the nighttime waves with an ethereal glow, giving everyone a spectacular show that is termed the “Sea of Stars”, and this can be experienced in this island yearly.  You can swim in the “Sea of Stars”, as the bioluminescent effect is not harmful.  A simple wave is enough to…

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Dinner with Friends: Compilation 5/17/22

Dinner with Friends

I was having a dinner
when a few of my friends,
the closest ones here,
when noise softly begins
I suddenly realized
that
the noise was from me
I was enthusiastic
As they all could see
I looked up at the trees
with the shape of a fan
pulchritude clearly
exciting sight for a man
The orangey sky
glowed a deep, murky hue
in my behavioral coma
I thought just what to do
I crossed the small yard
and leaned on the gate
a square metal lock
hanging from a small plate
I yanked at the lock
but it was fixed up real tight
so I bid them farewell
and said to all them, “goodnight”

©2022 CBialczak Poetry

Simply 6 Minutes : 17th May

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Christine of Stine Writing is our hostess for the Simply 6 Minutes challenge.
Another picture to get one’s teeth into…………
Picture courtesy
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/the-strangest-things-youll-find-in-nature-photos/
Lights across the bay spotlighted the mauve sky of evening. It was such a peaceful and beautiful setting.
No-one took much notice at first, thinking it was a trick of the light.
Then as the metallic blue substance extended along the shore, panic filled the night.
People ran screaming for cover, but still it came, silently in lethal stealth.
Tentacles reached out from the water, engulfing all they came in contact with.
Its touch was as cold as ice, freezing those fleeing to the spot, then drowning them in the shallows, feeding on the carcasses as they dissolved into its ever growing mass.
The lights started to falter, and one by one were extinguished.
All that was left was the sound of lapping water, slicked by a…

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Simply 6 Minutes : 17th May

pensitivity101

Christine of Stine Writing is our hostess for the Simply 6 Minutes challenge.
Another picture to get one’s teeth into…………
Picture courtesy
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/the-strangest-things-youll-find-in-nature-photos/
Lights across the bay spotlighted the mauve sky of evening. It was such a peaceful and beautiful setting.
No-one took much notice at first, thinking it was a trick of the light.
Then as the metallic blue substance extended along the shore, panic filled the night.
People ran screaming for cover, but still it came, silently in lethal stealth.
Tentacles reached out from the water, engulfing all they came in contact with.
Its touch was as cold as ice, freezing those fleeing to the spot, then drowning them in the shallows, feeding on the carcasses as they dissolved into its ever growing mass.
The lights started to falter, and one by one were extinguished.
All that was left was the sound of lapping water, slicked by a…

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#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 274, 5/17/22 #Ekphrastic #PhotoPrompt

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This challenge explores Ekphrastic poetry, inspired by visual art or photographs. David, from the Skeptic’s Kaddish, provided the photo for this month’s challenge.

Reach (a mirror nonet)

keep going until you feel complete
infinite possibilities
dreams turn to reality
endless places to go
imagine yourself
see beyond now
open eyes
future
reach
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reach
future
open eyes
see beyond now
imagine yourself
endless places to go
dreams turn to reality
infinite possibilities
keep going until you feel complete
©2022 CBialczak Poetry

Keep Reaching (a tanka poem)

When you feel limits being reach
there are endless possibilities beyond
Remember to keep going for there is no stop
©2022 CBialczak Poetry

Simply 6 Minutes – Welcome to the Challenge: 05/17/2022


Welcome to the 6 minute challenge!

Today’s prompt is:


*****For any participants that do NOT like restrictions, please feel free to participate in any way you would like. It is great to read the contributions!****

  1. Set up a timer or sit near a clock so you can keep track of the six minutes you will be writing.
  2. You can either use one of the prompts (photo or written) or you can free-write.
  3. Get ready and write for 6 minutes, that is it! Can you write a complete story? Can you think of a new Sonnet? Can you write 400 words? 400? 500? There are no restrictions on what kind of writing you do, but you should try to be actively writing for six minutes.
  4. After you are done writing, include your word count and then post back to this page #Simply6Minutes or include your link in the comments section. Pingbacks are enabled.
  5. *Feel free to leave your work completely unedited. I believe it is good to see, especially for new writers, that even very seasoned writers don’t write a perfect first draft.*
  6. Have fun, challenge yourself if you’d like, read and respond to others’ posts.

Thank you for participating!

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