Ah, the weekend, with all its writing opportunities, obstacles and distractions...
So far, I’ve grown two worthy 6’s. One has blossomed into a nice microfiction. The other has a promising bud. I'm even telling myself that if I exercise some restraint, I might be able to prune the extended metaphor disaster of Day 2 into something worthwhile.
Now to today’s prompts:
From Robert Lee Brewer at Poetic Asides :
For today’s prompt, I want you to pick an animal; make that animal the title of your poem (in our case, 6); then, write a poem (6). You could be very general with your animal title (“Bees” or “Lion”) or specific (“Flipper” or “Lassie”). You could even be very silly with something like “Tony, the Tiger,” I guess (that tiger on the cereal box).
Or, if you prefer, here’s today’s selection from The Writer’s Book of Matches (Writer’s Digest Books):
“It’s always the quiet ones, you know?”
Instructions are as usual. Share if you wish. I’ll post mine in the comments later. Let me know if you’ve unearthed any diamonds. I’ve got ideas about what we can do with them…
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