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Theme Thursdays [Colors] – 2Jun11

Theme Thursdays

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event that will be open from one thursday to the next. Anyone can participate in it. The rules are simple:

  • A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)
  • Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading
  • Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post
  • It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)
    Ex: If the theme is KISS; your sentence can have “They kissed so gently” or “Their lips touched each other” or “The smooch was so passionate”

This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.

This week’s theme is



The whiteness of the flowers seemed to levitate in the dark. Every time the crowd of petals bobbed under a puff of wind you were left with an afterimage of white that had the texture of a dream. And just beside that dream the river continued to flow, and off in the distance the dark nighttime ocean stretched the glow of the moon into a single gleaming road. The black waters before us swelled up and fell back again, glimmering with tiny flecks of light, the dark motion extending all the way to infinity.

Taken from page 26 “Goodbye Tsugumi” by “Banana Yoshimoto”

Leave a comment here with a link to your post. Do make sure to visit and comment on other Theme Thursdays.



20 Responses

  1. That’s beautiful – I love descriptive writing.

    Mine is here: http://cat-bookmagic.blogspot.com/

    I’m one of the many who are having problems with Blogger. Apologies in advance if I don’t comment on your post it’s because I can’t.

  2. I had fun with this one:


    I’m off to check out the others now.

  3. Nice and descriptive 🙂

  4. What a beautiful passage! Definitely illustrates today’s theme.


  5. That’s a beautiful ‘colourful’ description – and the cover of the book fits the theme as well. That red umbrella is so striking!
    Here’s my snippet for today’s theme:

  6. She writes beautifully, very picturesque.

  7. This week’s theme was not easy for me… But I found some colours:

  8. Mine isn’t nearly as cool as yours! (I had a hard time even coming up with a color from my currnt read). http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/06/theme-thursday-colors.html

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