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Tale Weaver 30.09.21 – In the Dark

Hello everyone and welcome to this week’s Tale Weaver.

A late post as I had to bring my son to his follow-up for his broken wrist. Everything seems to be healing nicely.

A few weeks ago, I invited you to weave a tale about the absence of sound in one’s life. I wasn’t expecting so many to actually have experienced the loss of sound. And I want to thank you all again for sharing your stories.

We rely on our senses so heavily on a daily basis. Like sight.

I remember a French blind singer who explained during an interview that he could experience an eclipse even though he couldn’t see it; he described the changes in temperature, the way sounds evolved – birds stopping their chirping, nature kinda slowing down – how his own body reacted. That was fascinating to me. That must have been some 20 odd years ago.

So for today’s tale, I’d like you to write a story where a character has no sense of sight, or has lost it. Or maybe how it would feel to you if you did become blind. I’ve got spectacles myself but even though I can’t see too well without I’m not blind… so yes a story on a loss of senses, or the reclaiming of it… Your choice.

In summary

  • Go where the prompt takes you and have fun!
  • Prose, poetry, fable… please share your stories in whatever style works for you.
  • Keep your stories/quests/tales below 1000 words 
  • Post it on your blog and tag it MLMM, Tale Weaver, Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie
  • Be sure to leave a pingback or a link so we (I) can read your contribution

About Stephanie Colpron

I live in Paris and I use my blog to publish my writing attempts. One day I may become a writer. Until then I write.

16 comments on “Tale Weaver 30.09.21 – In the Dark

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  2. pensitivity101
    September 30, 2021

    Hi Stephanie, glad your son’s wrist is mending well. I’m reblogging a TW from 2017 for your challenge this week as it involves sight (even though it was for Touch). Hope you enjoy it
    https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2021/09/30/tale-weaver-no-106-9-2-17-touch/

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  4. writerravenclaw
    September 30, 2021
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  6. Astrid
    September 30, 2021

    Thanks for doing this! Here’s mine: https://astridetal.com/2021/09/30/total-blindness/.

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  9. Melanie B Cee
    October 1, 2021

    Here’s my contribution: https://sparksfromacombustiblemind.com/2021/10/01/mlmm-tale-weaver-10-1-2021/

    Excellent topic! Thanks! 🙂

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  12. Sadje
    October 2, 2021
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  14. Lorraine
    October 3, 2021

    Glad your son’s wrist is healing well. I often have to keep my right eye closed — vision is poor in it, glasses can only correct to a point. Makes my left eye work a lot harder to adjust. So, monovision, strangely, works better:
    My tale is about a fictional character’s loss of sight:

    tale weaver: I count the steps . . .

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