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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Today's Writing Prompt: Frame

If you could frame a moment of your life, and experience it again every time you saw it, what moment would you choose?

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Writer: Indrani

Given a chance I would like to frame the moment when I saw my first child rise up on her tiny feet and took the first step forward. She did not falter one bit and a prayer slipped out of my mind, may she always be able to take confident steps throughout her life.

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16 comments:

Zhongming said...

I like this prompt. If i could frame a moment of my life, i will choose to remember that moment whereby everyone is really having fun and forget about everything else. All those sadness, anger, fear, jealousy, all disappear in that moment. Everybody would be truely alive in that moment and i like that feeling.

Michelle said...

There are so many moments in my life already framed and hanging on the walls of my memory, happy, fun memories that I love to relive over and over. The Christmas as a young teen where, for a few days, I believed in the magic of Santa again. My first kiss with my last boyfriend. My wedding day when that boyfriend became my husband. The days my three children were born. My younger sister's wedding day. My other sister's birthday engagement party - can I just say how awesome it is to actually watch someone you love get proposed to? So many memories framed already... and so much more room on the wall of my mind.

Kimberly said...

My life freeze frame is my wedding day. No, it wasn't this huge, get everyone you can, wedding. It was a simple moment that the justice of the peace's office. Very intimate, very much just me and my best friend. That would be my husband.

Melinda said...

I would love to have the moment I first saw my son framed on my wall. We were too amazing by the moment to get a photo of him in all his gooey, gross glory. Come to think of it, I don't need a frame to remember that moment. I can close my eyes and my heart can feel it all over again.

Ron. said...

Ron.'s at the bar. Sandra, the woman who is to become the love of his life, walks in and says' "why so glum chum?"

(Although Sandra denies the quote, Ron. points out to her that she was somewhat, um, impaired at the time and Sandra admits this, admits not recalling her first words to him, and so Ron. is free to rewrite history as he chooses.)

Indrani said...

Given a chance I would like to frame the moment when I saw my first child rise up on her tiny feet and took the first step forward. She did not falter one bit and a prayer slipped out of my mind, may she always be able to take confident steps throughout her life.

Mike Trippiedi said...

For obvious reasons it would be my wedding day, but it's much more than that because by framing that day, I would bring back life and health to several friends and family members that are now sick or gone. I would be surrounded by the people I love the most and we would all be having a great time together.

RockerJewlz said...

That's easy...when my son was born. Time felt completely different...I was so focused on caring for him and this little person was so amazing I had no sense of day or night or what the clock was doing...it was very intense, very clear and very dreamy...still feels that way in my memory.

Anita said...

It was just like the movies. We were surrounded by people and yet were the only two present in the moment. The world around us faded into a fog and my eyes locked solely on him. That's when I heard it, the small still voice inside my being confirming, "That's the man you're going to marry." Fear, doubt, peace, excitement all gripped me at once, but I knew. Now when I look at him after 17 years of marriage I don't need the movie effects to know, I see my heart.

Alison Joy said...

The stroke of midnight.
January 1, 2009


3, 2, 1.....Happy New Year!

He kisses me on the cheek. I look at him. He points to his cheek. I kiss him. Then says "How bout one right here?" and points to his lips. We kiss on the lips.

The moment our love began.

becaff said...

I would frame the moment when me and my wife first laid eyes on our sons when they were born.
Once in a lifetime we were fortunate to expierience twice.

Graciegreen said...

This July fourth our ten grandchildren stood under the "koolaid tree" and said cheese while I snapped a picture of them all smiling at Granny. I will frame that pic and I would love to experience that precious moment over and over again. They are now back in Texas, Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula after a week with the grandparents...miss them already.

Nofretiri said...

Ah, there are a lot of moments I like to frame, but as the anniversary of my mother's death comes closer I wished I had another moment with her ...

Indrani said...

Thank you Beth, my first win in your site. I am thrilled.

Joe Todd said...

A breeze through the window. The sound of a train in the distance.Apple pie in the oven and a very special person

sugandha said...

I would like to frame the moment when I received my favorite flowers for the first time.
I opened the car seat, and their they were. I was astonished, stunned and stopped in my tracks that minute.