Sunday, 18 September 2011

'In the Autumn' - Mrs. Jenny Matlock's Saturday Centus Week 72 - Shake-up


Photo Copyright 2010 Christina Wigren

Jenny Matlock

Welcome to Saturday Centus, Week 72, Mrs. Jenny Matlock's writing challenge, where participants are asked to write a PG-rated text to a given written prompt. This week Jenny has asked us to write lyrics to the melody of 'Twinkle, twinkle, Little Star' and the prompt is 'In the Autumn'.

Here are Jenny's instructions:

WRITTEN TO THE MELODY OF: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
WORD COUNT - Up to 32 words INCLUDING THE THREE WORDS OF THE PROMPT
STYLE OF WRITING - Lyrics, rhyming
USE A PICTURE IF YOU LIKE
THE PROMPT THIS WEEK IS: "In the Autumn"





Photo Copyright 2010 Christina Wigren

Here is my text:

Gently, gently, leaves do fall. In the Autumn, one and all.
Sailing slowly through the air, from the trees, that now are bare.
Gently, gently, leaves do fall. In the Autumn, one and all.
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Word count: 28 plus the three words of the prompt, used two times.
[Text Copyright 2011 Christina Wigren]
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Best wishes,
Anna




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First Commenter:

beckyp

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socially awkward but that's a-ok



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Jenny Matlock

18 Comments:

beckyp said...

great job I can actually sing the tune to yours :-)

Deborah said...

Perfect! I loved it :o)

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Just perfect:@)

Cheryl said...

Wonderfully written!

Nonna Beach said...

Excellent job Anna !

I love to see all the leaves 'sailing down' in Autumn and fall !

Debra Ann Elliott said...

I found myself singing to your ditty.

Viki said...

This seemed so effortless. Although I know it wasn't. You did such a good job on this. I could sing in perfectly. Wonderfully written.

cj Schlottman said...

Anna,

This is beautiful, really soft and singing. Great Centus!

Namaste..............cj

cj Schlottman said...

PS - Thanks for taking the time to read and comment on "In The Ditch!"

cj

Judie said...

He, thanks for the nice comment on my post! I do love old movies and adore Cole Porter!!

You did a wonderful job with the prompt here. And your photos are just exquisite!!!

nimaruichi said...

Lovely!

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

These words fit perfectly with the melody. It's a sweet, childlike song. Great job.
xoRobyn

Ann said...

I love the lyrics, I sang right along with them

Jo said...

Wonderful Anna! I thought you hit the nail on the head with this entry. and the words work perfectly with the song!!!

jabblog said...

Very sweet autumn song:-)

Dazee Dreamer said...

That was really nice. Made me not hate the fall so bad.

Reka Sang said...

Lovely song written on the autumn leaves to a beautiful picture

Jenny said...

Oh Anna! This is beautiful!

I love what you did with this rhyme.

Absolutely charming and wonderful!

I'm going to be singing this one the rest of the day now!

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