Its been a while since I have visited Jana's Thinking Space to answer the Stream of Consciousness Five Minute Prompt. I popped over there after resting most of the morning and discovered this was what I was to write about today:
This is always a question that stumps me, especially the thought of finishing it in five minutes. At this point that doesn’t feel much more than five seconds!
Ironically, the first thing I thought was I would apologize for not living up to my potential. I would apologize to people with whom I still have hanging, niggling upsets about our relationship. I want to die with as few tangles left in my bloodstream. I want my spirit to be tangle-free.
I would gather my closest loves and drive to Sequoia National Monument. I would completely enjoy the drive through my beloved Kern County. We would read poetry along the way, tell stories, take lots of photos to document the day. Destination: campfire and storytelling and then actually sleeping inside a sequoia tree. I might pop my head out to see the stars, but it just feels right, my last sleep being in the womb of such a breath takingly beautiful – and to me, very connected – tree.
I would say “I love you!” to every person I see.
I would remind them there is a purpose for them being here, that they have the privilege of stepping into that purpose and if they are ever doubtful remember the words of a dying woman when she tells you, “You are going to be ok. Truly. You are going to be ok, no matter how dark things seem, keep taking your next step. Keep
Did I mention I would fit as many beloveds into the womb of the tree as possible? Others may sleep close, outside the tree.
I would want us to finish with the campfire and storytelling and then prepare to sleep with lots of singing. Pure, clear, unaccompanied voices. Laughter. Love.
It’s funny, isn’t it? That I thought I couldn’t do it and yet, in five minutes I created the perfect plan if I had twenty-four hours to live.
I think I will create this scenario this Summer, actually. Wouldn’t that be perfect?
This was my 5 minute Stream of Consciousness Sunday post. It’s five minutes of your time and a brain dump. Want to try it? Here are the rules…
- Set a timer and write for 5 minutes.
- Write an intro to the post if you want but don’t edit the post. No proofreading or spellchecking. This is writing in the raw.
- Publish it somewhere. Anywhere. The back door to your blog if you want. But make it accessible.
- Add the Stream of Consciousness Sunday badge to your post (in the sidebar). .
- Link up your post at Jana's Thinking Place
- Visit your fellow bloggers and show some love.
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