Writing the August Heat

A few quotes serve us as prompts on this first hot day of August: “When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.” -Aimee Friedman, Sea Change “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water...

Writing in Wet Clay

Too hot to work up a writing sweat? Let these suggestions roll around in your mind, like ice cubes in a tall drink of inspiration. If you feel like it. Leos I have known A surprise invitation Earth seen from afar If you get anything you’d like posted here, shoot...

Got writing on your mind?

Fingers itching to write? Need an entry line? 1. When my parents met . . . 2. Summertime, when the living is . . . 3. I used to … , but now I . . . Take a half hour and let it rip. See what you get. –jg aka...

iPhone Lament

First draft of today’s poem: First thing in the morning Enter passcode to update later tonight or later the forced choice from my iPhone stands at the top of the screen blocking me until I decide why this madness to update all the time? what’s wrong with...