Prompt #6 for 2011: Beguile

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••> The sixth prompt for 2011 is “BEGUILE”.

As you contemplate its many meanings, such as entice, lure, charm, captivate, enthrall, fascinate, mesmerize, etc. — let the word beguile spark your muse… or choose to go in your own direction with your piece this week. Just let yourself go with whatever it is that moves you to write.

Relax, respond to the prompt when you’re ready — or just leave a comment to say hi! As always, welcome to the the Island!!! 😉


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33 responses to “Prompt #6 for 2011: Beguile

  1. Rinkly Rimes

    I had no idea this was such an intersting word till I studied your meme! Thank you.

  2. Let me beguile you with a piece on one of the great writers of the past.

  3. Irene

    Lulling and beguiling is the

    sea breeze

  4. I am excited to be participating this week, beguile… a challenging topic… here is what I came up with:

    Enjoy everyone.

  5. Good one yet again. I’m short on spare time just now, but I will do my best to come up with something.

  6. This word strangely fitted a particular moment in time today!


  7. It’s been a while sinc I’ve been writing consistently, but I couldn’t resist this prompt.

  8. ….great to be back at the island… hitch hiking

  9. I am new to this.. I enjoyed my first trip to the island!
    Have a great day!

  10. I’m late on this one, but here’s my Beguiling Limerick

  11. My apologies, but I screwed up the HTML. Here it is again:
    I’m late on this one, but here’s my Beguiling Limerick

  12. Kick Out The Jams

    Not strictly (if at all) going with the prompt: The Happiest Days of Your Life


    It took me awhile to figure out where to go with this one.

  14. Hi! It’s my first time here, and I was beguiled by the prompts.

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