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April prompt #29

EXPLAIN WHY YOU HAVE AN EGG IN YOUR POCKET

Mary’s #1

It’s so small.

Speckled with brown.

She left it in my garden hat. 41 more words

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April prompt #27

 FOUR USES FOR A PIECE OF STRING

(WITH AN OPTIONAL BUTTON ATTACHED)

Mary’s #3

Forget the damned button.

They never stay attached. 42 more words

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April prompt #26

An adult who affected you strongly as a child

Janice’s #1

MRS. FARRINGTON KILLING THEORY

Tonic. Sub-dominant. Every Good Boy

Does Fine. The ruler across the knuckles. 44 more words

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April prompt #23

MACHINE YOU WOULD BE IF YOU HAD TO

Janice’s #4

These levers, bellows,

the pump. The trusses

of footbone, the wrenches

and grippers. 14 more words

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AN ULTIMATUM

David’s #6

There was nothing she could do, but there was always the next thing to be done.

~Ursula K. LeGuin, in Tehanu… 116 more words

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April prompt #20

A PROPOSAL

Kari’s #1

If you’re wise,

you’ll say no.

I sleep with five white cats.

I rise before dawn,

sit on the front step… 120 more words

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April prompt #18

HOW PEOPLE DRIVE

(with the possible exception of me and my friends)

Janet’s #2

As if the only reality is the car— 126 more words

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