if i were

if i were a month i’d be october.

if i were a day i’d be friday.

if i were a time of day i’d be dusk.

if i were a font i’d be garamond.

if i were a sea animal i’d be an octopus.

if i were a direction i’d be north.

if i were a piece of furniture i’d be a writing desk with secret compartments.

if i were a liquid i’d be coffee.

if i were a gemstone i’d be a garnet.

if i were a tree i’d be a redwood.

if i were a tool i’d be a pencil.

if i were a flower i’d be a violet.

if i were an element of weather i’d be the wind.

if i were a musical instrument i’d be a cello.

if i were a color i’d be grey.

if i were an emotion i’d be longing.

if i were a fruit i’d be an apple.

if i were a sound i’d be humming a lullaby.

if i were an element i’d be oxygen.

if i were a car i’d be a Peugeot.

if i were a food i’d be a mushroom tart.

if i were a place i’d be home.

if i were material i’d be wool.

if i were a taste i’d be umami.

if i were a scent i’d be leaves on the forest floor.

if i were a body part i’d be hands.

if i were a song i’d be St. Clare by Suzanne Vega.

if i were a bird i’d be a dove.

if i were a gift i’d be chosen with care.

if i were a city i’d be paris.

if i were a door i’d lead to a hidden garden.

if i were a pair of shoes i’d be red cowboy boots.

if i were a poem i’d be the flowering of the rod by HD .

Joining in with Stephanie, Julie, Lisa, and Amanda...  If you join in, won't you let me know?  I'd love to read your list, too.


  1. oh, i love the writing desk with secret compartments.

    this is a surprisingly fun and intuitive exercise, don't you think? i was surprised how quickly and intuitively the answers came to me.

    thank you for playing along (and letting me know). it's fun to find a new blog to explore!

  2. thanks for joining in... wasn't that fun!

  3. Oh umami is such a great answer. Thank you for sharing!

  4. I have NO time to check blogs lately...miss you and your space! This was fun to participate in, wasn't it? Love red cowboy boots!!


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