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Music Prompt #33 “Wade in the Water” performed by Ella Jenkins

Hello again!

Welcome to another collaboration between my friend Sanaa’s blog “A Dash of Sunny” and Friday Music Prompt. I really enjoy working alongside her because she brings theme and structure to the prompt 😀

Connection to the Elements- Earth, Wind, Fire and Water- have always had a way of healing and grounding me regardless of where I may be. A way to sculpt meaning out of ephemera.

How about you? Does water move you to intense spiritual understanding? Or is it always too wet, cold and polluted for your taste? What pulls you close?

Wade in the water
Wade in the water, children,
Wade in the water
God’s a-going to trouble the water

See that host all dressed in white
God’s a-going to trouble the water
The leader looks like the Israelite
God’s a-going to trouble the water

See that band all dressed in red
God’s a-going to trouble the water
Looks like the band that Moses led
God’s a-going to trouble the water

Look over yonder, what do you see?
God’s a-going to trouble the water
The Holy Ghost a-coming on me
God’s a-going to trouble the water

If you don’t believe I’ve been redeemed
God’s a-going to trouble the water
Just follow me down to the Jordan’s stream
God’s a-going to trouble the water

Lyrics Provided by Negro Spirituals website

Image Courtesy of Delfi de la Rua

Use the above song as inspiration for any form of creative expression (including but not limited too short stories, poems, lyrics, artwork, photography, covers, music/dance videos etc.)


If you are a musician use this as an opportunity to showcase your own work.

You have 1 week to complete this challenge.

You do not have to include the video but please mention the song/artist in your post.

When you’re done, TAG the post Music Challenge and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie, and add your link to the Link Button. And don’t forget to link to this post or copy your post’s URL into the comments. We can read your post sooner that way.


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18 comments on “Music Prompt #33 “Wade in the Water” performed by Ella Jenkins

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  3. Suzanne
    March 11, 2016

    I spontaneously wrote a piece about an event that happened in the waters off the coast here last week then realised I probably totally misunderstood the prompt. I got a bit carried away by what water means to me. I also probably didn’t mention the song properly. I’ll try harder to follow directions in future. 🙂 https://photographyplusblog.wordpress.com/2016/03/11/in-golden-light/

    • Vagrant Rhodia
      March 11, 2016

      Oh, no worries over on the Music Friday prompt. It’s open to creative interpretation. Keep ’em coming 😀

      • Suzanne
        March 11, 2016

        Thanks Rhodia. I thought itbest to check. Some bloggers get upset if you don’t follow their rules. It is good to know yours are flexible.

      • Vagrant Rhodia
        March 11, 2016


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  6. Sanaa Rizvi
    March 11, 2016

    Always a pleasure 🙂

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  9. julespaige
    March 11, 2016

    I appreciate water…went in a different direction with:

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  12. ghostmmnc
    March 12, 2016

    Fun to link the music with Prompt Nights! Here’s my entry – http://wp.me/p3RE1e-11U … enjoy!

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