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Writing Prompt #7: Self-Control

I’ve had this prompt hanging out since August of last year. I obviously have no self-control, at least insofar as demanding the self-control to actually sit down and write my prompts! That aside, I’m not really sure “self-control” has prompted any thoughts or art. It brings to mind an amazing fine art photography piece I’d like to shoot in my imaginary studio that involves a pristine white straight jacket, red boudoir-type lighting, black furniture and black  ...

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Writing Prompt #9: Red

  Image taken March 2014, © jennifer johnpoll, Today’s writing prompt has been taken over by a photo. Maybe a little bit of writing. Barely a smattering of words strewn across the screen. My hair has been some shade of red for at least the last twentysomething years and I suspect will be some shade of red until it all falls out. Then it will still be red, just removable.

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Writing Prompt #6: Name

I guess I could have used this post for this prompt. Don’t you love hind-sight? What’s in a name? If you have children, and don’t subscribe to family names, then I’m sure you obsessed over baby name books, made list upon list of names, wrote them in different orders. Tried to come up with as many mean variations as possible in order to rule out names that would cause too much trouble at school. I know we certainly did. If you were, ahem, “blessed”,  ...

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Writing Prompt #8: Photograph

On August 14 I posted this to FaceBook: Eshiva made a clay Groot. And I took a picture of it. Sometimes I’m concerned I take too many pictures and am not “in the moment” enough, but then I think, for these ephemeral projects, I like to snap a quick (even if it’s badly lit and out of focus!) photo because she sometimes immediately smashes said clay project and starts a new one. And the Groot was pretty cool.

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