Here's a new collection of prompt fragments to inspire your fiction, poetry, or personal writing. Use them all together, a few at a time, or one by one. The theme of this batch is "reminiscing." Happy writing!
The lopsided asymmetry of the shanty-house slouches oceanwards...
Shackles in filigree cage man’s wings to his chest.
The fire bursts awake in the trees. It begins by eating the green from each leaf.
Valley wind strings birthday graves along the roadside, impossible to tell from the litter and waste.
Before we were there, a volcano in Chico erupted.
Most people have a few (too many) drinks and rag about sportsball to relax. But the cool kids write poetry. With friends.
If your heart is broken, find another.
Quiet unexpectedly, I was nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by the lovely Dragon Warrior at Den of Dreams, who I've had the privilege of getting to know lately! My deepest thanks to her; I enjoy our conversations quite a lot and love to read her fantastic imaginings. She is always an incredibly positive influence …
For those who write poetry, you may already be familiar with the art of the tritina. The tritina is my favorite kind of structured poem, and an intriguing challenge even if you don't prefer structured verse. But if you aren't familiar, here's how to build one.