“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt
Today for Colleen and Ron’s Writer’s quote Wednesday writing challenge, we are given the theme of wisdom. I think the above quote is so relevant to me and many others. We are so quick to put ourselves down or downplay our achievements as we feel that others have done so much better, and therefore we could never match up. This is my take on it:
I know that I have a bit of a complex
It is probably because I am shy
I worry that people think I am standoffish
Because I stand silently by
At many a social occasion
When everyone’s chatting away
I am desperately trying
To think of something to say
I don’t live in a fancy residence
I don’t drive the trendiest car
I am not a brilliant genius
I feel that I am below par
But wait, who says I’m not worth it?
It is me that causes myself grief
I need to forget about others
And work on my own self-belief!
Well, this week TJ has given us ‘cupboard’ as our prompt for his household haiku challenge. Now, as you might imagine, TJ has an extremely interesting cupboard for his haiku which is worth checking out.
Miss Hap’s cupboard
Who knows what horrors lurk there?
Trying to break free!
Today TJ has given us ‘art’ as our prompt for his household haiku challenge. I have never been any good at drawing and am not much of an art connoisseur either. I have always admired those that are talented artists and am even a little envious of them!
For my haiku this week, I have featured a drawing my daughter did for her homework when she was 11 years old. I was very impressed.
Miss Hap’s art homework
A skull for ‘Day of the Dead’
It looks so lifelike!
For Hugh’ s weekly photo challenge this week, we were given ‘games’ which was chosen by Ronovan who is looking after Hugh’s blog whilst he is busy settling into his new place.
Now I like games, especially charades. Things can get pretty ugly in our family when the board games come out, though, as everyone loves to win, and although no one will admit it, they are all competitive.
However, the games I am going for are the video games. I have to say, I love the Sims games and can spend hours on them, I also get right into my CSI games too, pondering on the evidence and trying to find clues! I find them a great way to escape from ‘real life’ and lose myself for a while.
I was wracking my brains for what to use for TJ’s household challenge this week as our prompt is ‘house number,’ Mine is not as fancy as TJ’s pretty enamel one so I thought of other numbers around the house instead, as he suggested.
I decided that the TV remote controls were a good choice. Plenty of numbers on there to be getting on with! Wales are playing Scotland (who England beat) in the 6 Nations Rugby Cup today, and Mr Grump is glued despite his constant snuffles, snorts and sneezes spoiling his enjoyment! (Man flu has arrived and he is actually really poorly)!
Anyway, here is my haiku!
Hogging the controls
Channel surfing drives me mad
Is it a man thing???