Day #5, Writing Challenge

Sometimes just one line can start you off, in ways you didn’t expect!


Fiction: Start a story with the line: When someone almost runs you down on a pedestrian crossing, you don’t expect …


Poetry: Write a poem with the first line: Words of promise, secret words kept …


Keep a list of great first lines in your notebook. Every time you hear one, write it down to add to your ideas store.

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  1. A red secret

    Words of promise
    secret words kept for you
    A gaping wound, meaty flesh
    slashed in angst,
    an eruption
    of pain release
    now a secret kept
    in the spin cycle of your turmoil
    I am bound
    with only one path left to choose

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