Poetry Writing Prompts: The First

  1. Peel from your eyes their woolen ennui.
  2. Melt your soul softly into the horizon
  3. Now sunset flamed, all scarlets, violets
  4. And corals – your numinous projections.
  5. Absorb the glistening hues and listen
  6. To the unfolding of your hurts, entombed
  7. As they were in the moldiest heart corners.
  8. Inhale the cerulean vigor as it washes
  9. Over and among the encrusted passions
  10. Dormant, subverted in the daily drudge.
  11. Savor the tang as your senses, once
  12. Deadened, warble to life in a building
  13. Crescendo.  At the climax, faculties tingling,
  14. Are the sparks that ignite the poem.

April’s Creativity Prompt Challenge: We Will Not Be Silenced

Join Christine in this challenging and always timely prompt

Brave & Reckless

Just a reminder that for the month of April, I am departing from my normal monthly Creativity Prompt format, and instead, providing one phrase as the prompt for the month: We Will Not Be Silenced. However, I will be offering two different ways to approach the prompt. Feel free to respond in either way, or to respond to both. There is no limit to how many pieces of writing or art you submit for the challenge as long as I receive your submission by April 30th. I will accept previously published pieces of writing or art as long as you retain the rights to this work.

WARNING: Writing and art published on Brave & Reckless during the month of April may be difficult to read at times and could be triggering for those who have lived through sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, harassment, or stalking. Please be…

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