DigiWriMo (Day 21): Ode to Jim Morrison #digiwrimo

Digiwrimo: Ode to Jim Morrison

This November, Donna and I are taking part in #digiwrimo. What’s #digiwrimo? It’s Digital Writing Month, “a 30-day adventure through the world of digital narrative and art”. Here’s what the website says (although we recommend you visit to read much, much more and get some great ideas):

Digital Writing Month is a (somewhat) insane month-long writing challenge, a wild ride through the world of digital writing, wherein those daring enough to participate wield keyboard and cursor to create digital projects of text, image, and/or sound in the thirty days of November. Modeled after the inspirational National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), DigiWriMo asks writers to be creative not just with their words, but also with other digital media —image, video, and sound — and with what those media can do. We will work to redefine “writing” in the digital, and not confine it only to words, but open up the possibilities of narrative and exposition within multimedia and multimodal projects. Where that “writing” resides, what it looks like, how it interacts with other works and authors, is entirely up to the wild imaginings of each DigiWriMo participant.

Visit DigitalWritingMonth.com to find out more and follow @DigiWriMo on Twitter

Day 21: Ode to Jim Morrison

Digiwrimo: Ode to Jim Morrison

From near and far,
I follow them down,
down to the whisky bar,
where the Lizard King reigns.

They come by train,
by crystal ships,
and moonlit drives down,
Down to the whisky bar,
Where the Lizard King sings.

There we gather,
To behold him,
The Lizard King.
Our fires lit, we ride the storm down,
Down to the whisky bar,
Until the music is no more.

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Dave Brown

I was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England and have always been a bookworm and enjoyed creative writing at school. In 1999 I created the Elencheran Chronicles and have been writing ever since. My first novel, Fezariu's Epiphany, was published in May 2011. When not writing I'm a lover of films, games, books and blogging. I live in Barnsley, with my wife, Donna, and our six cats - Kain, Razz, Buggles, Charlie, Bilbo and Frodo.
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