Love Is In Da Blog 2021 ~ Katniss & Peta or Choose Your Own & Prompt 27

Hello, dear Love Is In Da Bloggers, woa, only three days left and “Love Is In Da Blog” is over. Let that sink in :-). So, let’s not chat too much and directly go where no one has gone before LOL

Today’s prompt was

Katniss & Peeta ~ Find a love song from the “Hunger Games” films and/or write a Tricubes poem about love

or

Choose your Own

I refused for a long time to read “The Hunger Games” books because I found that idea of children fighting for their lives repugnant. Then I signed up to Randy Ingermanson’s Writing Newsletter and he described the books as brilliant to learn how to write a novel. At the same time they were on offer at Amazon so I went for them and can’t get enough ever since.

I also like the films very much even though they are not exactly like the books. But I do not have that expectation. They are artworks in their own right. The song I chose isn’t exactly a love song but I think it has connotations to people who are in love and want to safe each other which fits the bill in my mind. So here, please, enjoy Jennifer Lawrence singing. Well, at least, I guess it is her singing…

And here my tricubes poem

Katniss & Peta

Their hanging

tree a live

Spectacle!

Their love found

ways and days

escaping.

In the end,

love did win:

Victory!

I like that form. Will definitely use it more often. And what’s up tomorrow?

Dante & Beatrice ~ Find an Italian love song and/or write a Palindrome poem about love

Now dear Love Is In Da Bloggers

go, find music, write poetry

and have lots of fun!!!!

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  4. No matter which music the prompt favours you create with it whatever you please, and whatever length you please (no pun intended πŸ˜‰ ) as long as it is about β€œLOVE.”
  5. I post the prompt post the day before which is connected with the music for that day so you have some time to make up your mind and create your post. There won’t be two different posts and I hope it’s not too confusing.
  6. If you like, use this picture for your readers to find the posts.

Prompt List for Love Is In Da Blog 2021 β€œGreat Love Stories”

  1. Choose your own
  2. Romeo & Juliet ~ Find a love song and/or write a Madrigal about them.
  3. Casablanca ~ Find an unusual version of “As Time Goes By” and/or write an Acrostic with this song title
  4. Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal (Taj Mahal) ~ Find a Bollywood song and/or write an Epitaph for lovers
  5. Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo ~ Find a Jazz love-song and/or write a Contrapuntal poem about Rivera & Kahlo
  6. Paris & Helen ~ Find a love song of war and/or write an ode to Helen & Paris
  7. Bonnie & Clyde ~ Find a Blues love song and/or write a Nonet about doomed love
  8. Choose your own
  9. The Butterfly Lovers ~ Find a pop love song with a butterfly in it and/or write a Gu Ti poem (second form in the article)
  10. Johnny Cash & June Carter ~ Find a country love song and/or write a Senryu about love
  11. Tristan & Iseult ~ Find a love folk song and/or write an Ae Freislighe about love
  12. Dr Zhivago & Lara ~ Find a “revolutionary” love song and/or write an Onegin Stanza about Zhivago and Lara
  13. Orpheus & Eurydice ~ Find a singer/songwriter song about love and/or write an Ovillejo poem about love
  14. Niulang and Zhinu (Cowherd and Weaver Girl) ~ Find a Valentine’s song and/or write a Sijo poem about love.
  15. Choose your own
  16. Pretty Woman ~ Find a great opera love song and/or write a Bop poem about Edwards & Vivienne’s love
  17. Cleopatra & Mark Antony ~ Find a 50’s love song and/or write a Descord Poem about love
  18. Elizabeth Bennett & Mr. Darcy ~ Find a love themed piece of music from the romantic era and/or write a romantic poem.
  19. Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas ~ Find a chanson about love and/or write a Lai poem about Gertrude & Alice
  20. Sisi & Franz ~ Find an acapella Love song and/or write a Sestina poem about Sisi & Franz
  21. Lancelot & Guinevere ~ Find a love rock song and/or write a Hir a Thoddaid poem about love
  22. Choose your own
  23. Aragorn and Arwen ~ Find a classical love piece and/or write a poem in your own invented language (With translation please )
  24. Jackie Kennedy & Aristotle Onassis ~ Find a love song from 1968 and/or write a free verse poem about love
  25. Hadrian & Antinous ~ Find a metal ballad about love and/or write a Rispetto poem about their love
  26. Katniss & Peeta ~ Find a love song from the “Hunger Games” films and/or write a Tricubes poem about love
  27. Dante & Beatrice ~ Find an Italian love song and/or write a Palindrome poem about love
  28. Clara & Esteban (House of Spirits) ~ Find an exotic love song and/or write a Katauta poem
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Please stay safe, stay kind and remember that you rock!

10 thoughts on “Love Is In Da Blog 2021 ~ Katniss & Peta or Choose Your Own & Prompt 27

  1. I have become enthralled by the Hunger Games movies and love the haunting sound of “Hanging Tree.” The themes of surviving, heroism, and overcoming appeal to me greatly. At the same time, I am finding that dystopian movies tend to keep me awake at night, so I’m trying to be more selective. The books are still on my list, though, and I look forward to reading them. Maybe the books will help me feel better about Katniss choosing Peta over Gale.

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    1. Well, I think it was less a question of choosing then a question of surviving trauma. Gale would never understand what she went through while Peta does. The subconscious can be a powerful thing. I found both films and books quite disturbing. But her character just kept me reading. When you get the chance go for it. They are great.πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈπŸ

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