It is Saturday and that means another writing challenge presented to us by Jenny Matlock. This week she has asked us to incorporate “Ground control to Major Tom” along with 102 other words. (The heat must really be getting to Ms. Jenny!) We could have a total of 107 words and our writing could be of any style, must be on the topic of romance and must include the words from David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”.
I didn’t want to write about space, and ‘star crossed lovers’ even though I had some perfect pictures from our recent trip to the Craters of the Moon National Monument. (Which, because of the very slow, inadequate campground Internet, I can't post!) I wanted to try something a bit different. So, I asked myself, “Self, who could Major Tom be?” I began to think about music... and romance.... “Aha,” I said, “hearts make a thumping sound, like a tom-tom! A heart could be Major Tom!”
So... with the help of a number of song writers I present
my their our 107 words, including Jenny’s prompt!
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face I was head over heels in love. The beating of my heart was the only sound....
tu-Tom tu-Tom tu-Tom
I was Crazy For You. The Closer I get to You, I knew you were My Guy.
Maybe I’m Amazed that You and Me could be so Crazy in Love and so Happy Together!
Have I Told You Lately that You Are So Beautiful? I Honestly Love You!
You’re the First, My Last, My Everything.
Ground control to Major Tom... be still.
Enough of Silly Love Songs!
Visit Jenny’s blog at http://jennymatlock.blogspot.com to link to other responses to the prompt.