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Weekly Scribblings #30:  Writing as a metaphor for living.  (posted by Magaly)
How have you and your muse been spending your days? My muse and I have been reading and revising and such… hence the word list for today’s prompt (my first instinct was to list some summer words, but the thought made me want to run screaming and I resisted). So, I give you allusion, conflict, edit, fiction, grammar, mood, pace, plot, poetry, prose, punctuation, rhythm, and stanza, and invite you to write new poetry or prose which includes 3 or more of the words in blue. The actual words, or derivatives of them, should be part of your contribution. Use them literally or figuratively, make your piece about writing or living, let your theme be bleak or bright or whatever feels just right.

With life edited
by Corona Virus,
I find myself moody,
slow-paced, and often
unable to write.
Ironic, isn’t it?
There is all the time
in the world right now,
or is there? My rhythm
is on vacation,
the ruination of poetry.

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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1 Response to Restrictions

  1. Margaret Schaff Bednar says:

    … I get what you are saying, but we are so lucky to have the internet and all the learning we can be doing – and all the time for exercise! Of course, if one has lost their job and no money is coming in, I can understand the stress.


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