A huge thank you to Blog Creatifa for the Daydreamer award, I an extremely honoured.
The award is for the blogs that make, you laugh, are inspiring, provoke your curiosity or are just unbelievably creative.
When you do receive the award, make a post and follow these steps:
1. Thank the person who gave you the award.
2. Complete the challenge they set you.
3. Select a blog or blogs that you want to give the award to. (The amount of blogs you select is unlimited!)
4. Tell them about it and set them a challenge.
(Copy and paste the rules on your own blog )
The challenge set by Blog Creatifa is to Write a poem about what inspired you to start your blog or what motivates you to keep blogging.
So here goes…
There once was a little girl who found life and friendships in the pages of books… Who’s very enthusiastic response to the question “what would you like as a birthday present?” was always “A book”.
See, her family moved around a lot and so, while this little girl couldn’t hold on to physical friendships for long periods, her friends came alive in the pages of all her books and pretty soon, she started to come up with her own characters.
People that shared adventures and fun times with her, they became real to her, these weren’t like voices in her head, she wasn’t crazy lol… But she started to write, every time and every where.
She wrote to entertain herself,
She wrote to release herself,
She wrote to express herself;
to shed/share her joys, pains, frustrations.
She wrote to give words to feelings that couldn’t be easily expressed by everyone.
She wrote to transport people from their reality into a beautiful, make-believe world.
That little girl grew up to be me.
So why do I write?
Simply because I cannot not write.
©Adeola Matemilola 2015
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