Weekend Writing Prompt #81 – Fringe

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.  Thank you for hosting, Sammi

Word Prompt

Fringe

Challenge

The fringe framing my face charms you

The fringes lightly brushing my thigh seduce you

My fringe views, just enough, appeal to you

And yet, it is on the fringe that you hold me

Fringe – Water’s Edge

 

 

Weekend Writing Prompt #79 – Translucent

I seem to prefer the shorter challenges… Could not resist this one.  Thank you, Sammi Cox, for hosting this one.  I love it.

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Translucent

Challenge

You cannot see it
An invisible barrier
Translucent
No less difficult to break through
Love, trust and patience required
No easy task, this conquest
Have you what it takes?

 

Weekend Writing Prompt #76 – Unlock

OK, OK, so I’m cheating.  It’s no longer the weekend but now is when I can so, now is when I do.

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Unlock

Challenge

Words,

Words brought them together

His, swirling and provocative, coloured in metaphors

Hers, straightforward but honest, not given to fluff

Mutual admiration expands for the other’s style

 

This exchange of words, innocent and light

At times a comedic or snarky repartee

Becomes an exchange of ideas, a baring of souls

Trust given and received sans fear

Unlocking the possibilities

For so much more

 

Weekend Writing Prompt #74 – Brandish

I mostly need a nudge of some kind to write something. Thank you, Sammi!

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise. If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Brandish

Challenge

Some feel it necessary to brandish their good deeds about

Like a Dolce & Gabbana logo splashed across their chests

A scream of “Look at me! Look what I did!

Can you see me? Are you impressed ?”

Yes, the deeds are appreciated for what they are

A meal, a ride, a giving of things

A kindness not echoed in the eyes nor resonating sincerity

All about appearances.

Requiring zero investment in self

Along you come

Not seeking a return on your investment

Not drawing attention to your deeds

Not wanting other than to show your love

Giving from the heart with sincerity

No questions asked

You do get a return

Love

Weekend Writing Prompt #73 – Vortex

So. OK. The weekend is officially over. However, sometimes things happen and you decide, why the heck not? I tried to picture myself having the guts to read this as Slam Poetry. By the way, I have no idea what I am talking about but hey, if you don’t occasionally put yourself out there and try, how do you know? And how do you grow?

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise. If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments. Thanks for hosting, Sammi!

Word Prompt

Vortex

Challenge

One; annoyance, okay, it happens

Another; surprise, endurable, that’s life

Subsequent; disbelief and anger, really?

What direction this momentum?

What volume does it portend?

Can it be redirected?

Pressure

Children

House

Car

Bills

Broken here

Damaged there

Sucked into a vortex that won’t let go

Pulling away and down

What life, this?

Pressure

Children

House

Car

Bills

So tired

Suddenly, flung from the maelstrom

Disembarked rather brutally

Landing with a thud

Thought it would change everything

Time to change perspective

Or is it perception?

Begin afresh

Pressure

Children

House

Car

Bills

Still there

This time, better prepared

Weekend Writing Prompt #72 – Shell

Could not resist this one.  Shout out to Sammi Cox for hosting this weekly challenge.

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Shell

Challenge

My shell protects me

And

My heart

Love,

Can crack it open

Weekend Writing Prompt #68 – Derelict

Thank you, Sammi Cox for hosting this challenge.  Difficult to not be maudlin with such a word.  I hope I brought in a little hope, though.

 

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Derelict

Challenge

Sitting on some cardboard

Coffee cup in grubby hand

Eyes lowered, shame hidden

Side-stepped by passersby

A lump on the ground

Unseen, unheard

Till comes a little boy

Eye-level, steps forward

“Don’t talk to him.

He’s a dirty derelict!”

“No, Mommy,

I see a sad man.”