Daily Prompt: Because the Night – I’m a Cross bird!

Today’s daily prompt is called Because the Night and it asks;

Are you a night owl or are you the early bird? What’s your most productive time of day? When do you do your best work?

I’m a bit of a cross-bird, (not an angry bird mind you) but a mixture of a night owl – and kookaburra! – and the early bird that gets the worm! Now, that’s a crazy mix I know.

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I enjoy early mornings when my mind is refreshed and a new day is yet to begin, but I think that generally I do my best creative writing late at night when most of the others in my household are tucked up in bed. Strangely enough, this is when I feel energised.

The creative juices get flowing and for some reason my mind feels free to escape, to remember, to create and unleash its wonders. It helps when I go outside too, when I breath in that fresh night air and gaze up at a sky full of stars. And a moon when it’s full or even just peaking through the clouds.

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Or maybe it has something to do with the laughing kookaburras that have taken up residence in our backyard. Yesterday I went outside and found two of them sitting on my car.

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They looked ready to travel. I wonder if they’re trying to tell me something.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


21 thoughts on “Daily Prompt: Because the Night – I’m a Cross bird!

  1. Are you sure they are owls? Not sure what they are, but I’m pretty sure they are not owls. At any rate, glad you are writing, I am still a night owl, but my favorite time to write has turned out to be the morning. I write all day long at different times but always, that’s what my mornings are devoted to, even though I don’t go to bed until 2 to 4 a.m.

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    1. You’re quite right, the first guy is a kookabuura, the second is the bird that got the worm! And it’s kookaburras that have taken up residence. Looks like the laugh’s on me! At any rate I generally write whenever I can squeeze in a bit of time. Thanks for dropping by and setting me straight!! 🙂

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  2. I can’t stop scribbling notes these days at any time. Even washing dishes seems to prompt ideas, then it’s a rush to dry the hands and write it down before the ageing mind forgets it! Love the kookas.

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  3. I am definitely a cross bird too… At night my brain ends up running wild, accepting ideas and different paths of thinking. I get some ideas that i myself see as ‘not ideal’ in day time. Night has its own magical effects. Maybe this Makes me a bit creative too.. 😀

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