While you’re waiting for tomorrow’s prompt, why not try out this exercise?
8:32 a.m. — San Antonio
listening to Hanohano ‘O Maui sung by Keali’i Reichel
Hello, everyone. We have lovely autumn weather (for San Antonio). I’m in a long sleeved shirt, three layers, and my wooly socks. Yay! With coffee in hand let us peruse. Today’s exercise is adapted from Jack Penha’s adaptation of Richard Jackson’s “five easy pieces” from The Practice of Poetry.
- Think of people you know well. – for the sake of the exercise, you need to have someone you can easily visualise. Pick someone.
- Imagine a place where you can picture the person. This does not have to be a place the person has been.
Whether you are a NaNoWriMo-er or poet, we are going to write five sentences taking us through the four modes of writing: description, narration, reverie, and dialogue.
1. Describe the person’s hand or hands in one sentence.
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