Monday, April 18, 2016

A to Z Challenge - Obstacles

Obstacles

obliterate dreams
obvious traps occur

overrule offbeat operations
opt for opportunity
remain optimistic no matter
the ordeal

too easy to oscillate
overwhelmed

preparation, perspiration
overcome

paralysis


30 comments:

  1. Interesting take on the letter O. Hope you and your family are safe. I understand parts of Texas are being hammered by a storm. Take care.

    Mason
    Alex's Ninja Minion

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    1. thanks. We are just very wet. No other problems. More rain through Wed

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  2. Hi Joanne .. yes I too hope all is well with you - re the Texan storm .. .

    But a wonderful collection of O words ... I've learnt I'm an Opsimath ... not an obdurate over-achiever early in life!

    Clever play on your poem ... Cheers Hilary

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    1. thanks and now you've added to the O show

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  3. Nice lead-in to P. Good to hear you're safe in Texas.

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    1. thanks. trying to raise the bar at tad

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  4. "Opt for opportunity" -- rather succinct life philosophy. (Though I have to admit I enjoy "never nuzzle a porcupine" as a life philosophy as well). Cheers! -- Jaye from Life Afloat

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    1. not many porcupines aboard ship, but you certainly opt for opportunity

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  5. My favorite part: Remain optimistic, no matter the ordeal. the scary one... the obvious trap. wonderful poem... Good that you´re okay.
    from a fellow blogger johanna
    #atozchallenge
    www.poetryandlaw.blogspot.com

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    1. thanks. glad you enjoyed this poem

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  6. Well done! I really like this. We all have obstacles to face. Staying optimistic even when we are overwhelmed is the key.

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    1. guess I touched a nerve on this one with folks. Thanks

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  7. I like remain optimistic no matter the ordeal!

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    1. I write it, I don't necessarily do it

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  8. Obstacles CAN lead into paralysis.
    Well played!

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  9. I definitely always try to remain optimistic. It makes life happier!

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  10. Obstacles and Overcoming! You can't be an overcomer if there are no obstacles.

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  11. Sometimes it is hard to get through those obstacles! We need to keep working through them though!

    betty

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  12. Obstacles are always there but we have to push on through

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  13. A super collection of 'O' words and put together with optimism leading right into a group of 'P' words that promise to be just as prolific. I'm at the 'remain optimistic' stage with an OVER and OUT of JOB ordeal.
    Sue at CollectInTexas Gal

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    1. lots of Os and Ps there........good job

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  14. I'm always happy when obstacles are behind me.

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  15. obstacles sure do obliterate dreams! Great o words!

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    1. thanks. I'm enjoying your blog a lot

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