Greetings, dear poets
and storytellers. I hope the Autumnal
Equinox (or Vernal, if you are in the Southern Hemisphere) found
you well. Autumn and spring—the first with its cooler weather and the second
with the promise of rebirth—always put me in a good mood. I don’t know about
you, but I’ve had all the summer (and
rotten moods) I can handle for a year.
Today, I’ve selected three of my stitched blackout poem bits
to offer as inspiration. I invite you to write poetry or prose which includes at
least 1 of the following three. Of course, you are more than welcomed to choose
2 or all 3:
As always, this prompt shall remain open for a week. We welcome fiction and nonfiction, short and long(ish) pieces—if you go for prose, let the word count be 369 words or fewer. Please, add the direct link to your contribution. And after your share your words, do take a moment to visit other poets and storytellers... and share your thought-filled comments on their words. Significantly rewritten pieces are also welcomed.