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Welcome back to The Sandbox Writing Challenge! And thanks to everyone who came out to play last week. I was impressed. We had such varied answers! We’re all so different. 😀

I should probably save this week’s prompt until Halloween, but October is a long ways away. So onward and upward! This week Ms. Allen wants to know…

If you were superstitious,
and this black cat crossed your path,
what would you be afraid might happen?


Drollery thought I should amp this up a little. He wanted me to say “If you were walking under a ladder propped on the sidewalk and you stepped on a crack startling you so that you dropped the mirror you were carrying and broke it in dozens of pieces and the cat ran through the shards…” He’s a bit of an overachiever! 😀

As always, remember to include the link to this post on YOUR blog post. Or if your response isn’t overly long, feel free to leave it in the comment section below. And please feel free to interpret the prompt however you wish: memoirs, poems, pictures, etc.

If you would like to see the previous prompts, they’re listed in the menu at the top of the blog in The Sandbox Writing Challenge. But please feel free to just jump in wherever we are at the moment! After all, the prompts are really for YOU to get to know YOURSELF. (Posts from past prompts you wish to tackle will always be added to the current week’s challenge page.)

Now mind how you go today as you’re writing, and stay away from black cats and ladders and mirrors and…


Picture Credit: portlandtribune.com

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Metalflowermaker’s post (Amanuensis Sobriquet-Reverie) — Superstitious!
Lori’s post (As The Fates Would Have It) — Superstitious!
Fimnora’s post ( Quantum Hermit) — Stuporstitious
Calen’s post (Impromptu Promptlings) — Twitch, Buddy, & Dropping Shoes
Linda’s post (Spiritual Dragonfly) — Superstitiously Karmic
Shannon’s post (Survival Skills aka Low Expectations) — Sylvester the Hun
Raili’s post (soulgifts — Telling Tales) — Fair Dinkum Retired