Typist removed her damp headscarf.
Thalia picked at the dirt under her nails.
Urania plucked thistle thorns from her thumb and…
Calliope sighed with satisfaction. “Great! We’ve cleared a large section of weedy ground and planted the acorn squash and Jack-o’-lantern. We’ve ringed the tenderlings with rhubarb leaves to help with weed control and water retention. Thank you for the suggestion reader Sharon!” Cal waved at the ether.
“Tenderlings?” Urania looked up from her thumb. “Do you think the world is ready for this muse speak we seem intent on creating? At this rate we’ll have made up 365 new words by year’s end.”
Thalia cooed at the baby squash. “You’re going to be delicious one day! Ralph Waldo… Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience.”
Words from Typist:
Not only is the squash plant on its way to bearing fruit, 3musesmerge is growing strong, healthy, vigorous connections. The trio and I are watching in wonder and awe.
In just 7 minutes a day for 7 days you can create some JOY for yourself AND be part of the largest-ever citizen science project on JOY! Isn't that amazing?!
I leaned toward dotted faces and solid dresses.
I don’t enjoy drawing faces and cannot consistently get the features to turn out the same. 😂 I’m also not a fan of the muses looking like cartoon characters. Hmmm…
An overwhelming majority of responses favored the muses on the right — smiling muses. We want to see faces! Thanks to everyone who offered an opinion.
I have another idea up my sleeve.
Adopt the pace of nature.