Years ago, while I was teaching a greeting card-writing workshop, I wrote a Mother’s Day card. When I showed it to my mom, she laughed and thought it was great (but you know how moms are, so of course she’d say that.)
____________________Here it is:__________________________
(cover art) Cartoon person wandering in a jungle, looking lost.
(cover message) 100 people were asked this question. What if you were stranded on a deserted island, wounded, with no food or shelter, no weapons and no communication devices?
Only one person can help you survive. Which person will you choose? a) a hunter, b) a doctor, c) a farmer , d) a politician, e) none of the above
Here was their unanimous answer…
d) none of the above
I want my mommie!
Not your card of choice? Well, here’s the good news: Now it’s your turn.
The third Writing Contest honoring Mary Elizabeth Shepherd begins now.
- No entry fee (never) – Open to everyone (always)
- First place: $25 Second place: $15 Judges’ Special Award: $10
- Words only: poetry, prose, joke, song lyric (tell tune of song) Your choice.
Directions: Write a greeting card message for Mother’s Day for anyone important to you ~ mother, grandmother, wife, aunt, sister, friend, teacher.
Post your entry (only one per person) in a comment box for this blog. Sign with your name or initials, general location (state), and your email or blog address.
Contest deadline is 8:00 pm (Mountain Daylight Time) Mother’s Day, May 13, 2012
Winners announced on May 20 and posted on this blog.