Saturday, November 29, 2014

NaNo NaNo, I'm Nuked







i find my thoughts strained
like puree
maybe strawberry i think

i think idly that would taste good
delish in fact
better than tomato

but its only because i haven't had any in a while

the nano is done
i submitted at 50148 words
but the story
well that might take a while yet

but the brain needs some rewiring
right about now
so short me
or slide me a new one

silver platter is over there
just ready

stop short of the fingers please
they are on auto pilot.


copyright/all rights reserved Audrey Howitt 2014


Hi everyone. NaNoWriMo is done and I finished! The event, not the novel. I think I am about 2/3 there. I am taking some time to read and write some poetry before I go back to it!

Posted for Poets United


20 comments:

  1. hey good on you for putting in the work...its great that you got such a start and i would not be kicking myself for not finishing...hopefully you can make something of what you have done so far...

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  2. Good for you Audrey - you got a lot done! Loved the cleverness of this poem.

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  3. Congratulations on meeting the challenge with gusto. Now the rewrite and finished product. Very exciting news and well done, my friend.

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  4. Yes, do take a break, and congrats on being 2/3 of the way completed. Yay!

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  5. Glad you survived, Audrey! And glad you had time to share poetically what sounds a bit of an ordeal.

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  6. 50,000 words is a lot of words. After that, no surprise that the brain might need a bit of rewiring. I commend you for your motivation & your accomplishment.

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  7. WooHoo Congrats! That is quite some accomplishment.

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  8. Congratulations on the 50148 words, Audrey! No wonder your brains feel like puree. I hope the poem was a good way to relax.

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  9. uf, after this, i believe your brain needs something else, rewiring yes :)

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  10. Enjoyed your strawberry puréed brain... Congratulations on crossing the NaNo finishing line - I know the feeling all too well... Enjoy some rest, relaxation and allowing the wires to cooool....

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  11. O. dear, 'fingers on autopilot' ~ I can imagine you drumming at the dinner table. Congratulation on surviving NaNo and completing 2/3 of novel. Best wishes for next steps x

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  12. Ah.. that sounds like such a feat.. I'm so far from ready to enter that craze... but my sincere congrats.. :-)

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  13. I'd say 2/3 is remarkable. I wasn't aware of the challenge, and I don't think I'd be up to it...I find it difficult to write a poem in a month. I like what you've done here to memorialize the ordeal...silver platter and all!
    Steve K.

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  14. Congrats. You've made it, now enjoy that drink.

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  15. yeah! good for you, Audrey.

    Now just the editing and revision...and soon you will have a finished product :)

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  16. Congratulations! I tried Nano once, when I aimed to write 30 short stories in a month and fell short at 27.
    :-) Take some rest now.

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  17. Congrats Audrey. That's a huge feat. Wow.

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  18. Congratulations on the win! That is awesome. I love the poem.

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  19. congrats you are worth winning!! keep on writing we will read!! smiles:))

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  20. wow! 50 thousand words. i'd get stuck at about 20... ~

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