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virtual window to my soul

Writing Prompt: Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall Think of your blog as a mirror: what does it reveal? Consider your blog name, theme choice, design, bio, posts… what does every element tell you about yourself? To be honest, I’m not sure what my…

a colorful world

Writing Prompt: Colorful Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. My soul is colorful, covered in shades of pink, purple, red, blue, yellow, orange and green, filled with black and white, filled with rainbows carrying sunshine on their back. My…

wickedness unbound

Writing Prompt: Wicked Witch Write about evil: how you understand it (or don’t), what you think it means, or a way it’s manifested, either in the world at large or in your life. I don’t understand evil. The desire to be evil eludes…

i coneal

Writing Prompt: Conceal Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I conceal myself in words unspoken. Words that would reveal the truths that could find me no matter where I hide. I am bent but not broken, veiled in empty…

it’s an imitation

Writing Prompt: Flangiprop! Invent a definition for the word “flangiprop,” then use the word in a post. Some things were too insane to be real, thought the bride. When a woman plans to get married, she doesn’t have time to think about anything…

no help for the helpless

Writing Prompt: Help Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Giant black garbage bags sat to the left and right of her. They were sentries protecting her from the nothingness she fell further into each day. Tan holed socks over…

my footsteps

Writing Prompt: Footsteps Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I walk through the rain pelted land, my footsteps following me as I go. Seeds fallen from towering trees settle on the dirt. My footsteps squeeze them into the soft…

on the edge

Writing Prompt: Edge Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. At the edge of sun soaked cliffs, I find you, soul worn, standing in patent leather shoes. Snow melts under the weight of orange rays. There is a tomorrow waiting…

the disconnection

Writing Prompt: The Stat Connection Go to your Stats page and check your top 3-5 posts. Why do you think they’ve been successful? Find the connection between them, and write about it. My top five posts for this year are Fueling Imagination and…

fearless in dusty blue

Writing Prompt: Fearless Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Sadly, what I’m about to write is not fiction. It is a very real conversation from a few days ago with a young 20 something who made a most unfortunate…

yawning to the sun

Writing Prompt: Just Another Day Our days our organized around numerous small actions we repeat over and over. What’s your favorite daily ritual? Each morning when I awake I enjoy looking out the window at the sun. The sun reminds not only that I was…

i see friend

Writing Prompt: Friend Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. i see friend. she stand there. years blooming on her face. smile rising inside me. she speak decades back. she conjure long gone words. she remember laughs. she remember cries.…

time machine

Writing Prompt: World’s Best Widget You’ve been granted magical engineering skills, but you can only use them to build one gadget or machine. What do you build? If I had magical engineering skills I’d build a time machine that could take me not…

i drop

Writing Prompt: Drop Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I drop into that place inside you that knows me not by name, but by vibration. I drop down, onto the parts of you that see me with more than…

my magic

Writing Prompt: Do You Believe in Magic? You have been transformed into a mystical being who has the ability to do magic. Describe your new abilities in detail. How will you use your new skills? My magic has wings and can fly into…

my comma told me to look before crossing

Writing Prompt: By the Dots We all have strange relationships with punctuation — do you overuse exclamation marks? Do you avoid semicolons like the plague? What type of punctuation could you never live without? Tell us all about your punctuation quirks! It might…

the fight in us

Writing Prompt: Fight Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. I don’t understand the fight that humans have in them. We fight to stay alive, yet many do things that seem like a fight to die. Everything seems to be…

upon the shelf

Writing Prompt: Shelf Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Little eight year old girls make soccer balls in Pakistan; fingers roughened by sturdy leather, needles and thick thread. Bottoms hover just above dirt paved streets as they squat to…

envy not

Writing Prompt: Envy Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. eny… …is a waste of time. the time spent looking at someone else and what they have could be spent living one’s own life and creating one’s own destiny. envy……

soul flow

Writing Prompt: Flow Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. My soul flows from here. Along rippling riverbeds smoothing stones. Across silt, soil and pebbles. Baptismal waters cleanse me. The sun dries my shadows. Soul is wanting cloudless skies. I…

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