Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. For the rest of the summer, prompts will be in photos. Word prompts will resume in the fall. Enjoy. This week: June gardens photo credit: KCMickelson
Minnesota has been a rocky place to be for the past few weeks. Wait, not rocky; WET. We have had storm after storm, ground saturated until last Friday’s severe storms toppled trees rooted in ground too wet to hold them upright any longer. Mosquitoes are breeding. Weeds are sprouting. Humidity is curling my hair. And […]
Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. 1. Always intrigued by the idea of the solstice, by celebrations of the longest day, summer bonfires, gardens, and the positions of the stars. So, naturally, I looked it up: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/06/130621-summer-solstice-2013-longest-day-sun-earth-space-science/ 2. Would you rather have midnight sun or a long tunnel of night? 3. Between 3 a.m. and […]
Transitions, however abrupt, have layers of subtleties. The subtleties are the surprising bits. This is what I wrote in a notebook yesterday when I was called away from my comfy computer chair. Just as I am struggling to get used to the idea of no children living in my house while my daughter Abby moves […]
Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. This week, I offer lines from the middle of poems I’ve stumbled across in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, edited by Paul Hoover (second edition, 2013). Yes, that’s right, the middle because first lines as prompts have been done to death. Further citation information for poems in which […]
One Minnesota Writer is exhausted. We had a hell of a party here on Saturday to celebrate my daughter Abby’s high school graduation. And, so, no standard blog post today. Have some cake.
Your weekly offering of writing/art prompts. This week is for random photos, just because. What’s beyond the frame? photo credit: KCMickelson, except for B&W photo by Mary Cassen Happy Friday, everyone.