Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles and for cultivating a playful approach to the writing work that can sometimes be taken oh-so-seriously.
supers have an edge
for a while
need salvaging from some
watch on purpose, you’ll always find the
revelation hidden in the rescue.
who is willing, and who would, but…
maybe the heroes glow
with such limelight
are too terrified of
the price tag on disempowering
villains who thrive on ordinary
fear and infrastructures
You can find the linkup for today’s prompt here.
The older we get, the less we want heroes and the more we hope for helpers. This is especially true in our art and writing work.
One of my favorite things to do is to connect writers to resources and ideas that help them move forward in their own writing process. I’m starting a special, exclusive list for readers interested in writing—you can join here: