DIY Three-Word Prompt: The Poe Shadow, never, my, from

aslargeasalone

Getting back into the flow of writing, mostly with wordplay and poems. I'm a creative soul, from childhood to middle age, and my joy is to produce new things the world has never seen before. I'm an educator from the USA working as a college professor of lit and music. I'm learning to love myself little by little.


" Never from my lips would come a word of criticism about this site, but I have a few ideas that might be of use. This is not what I expected to happen when I came to write my first prompt response, but since ... well, let me just make my suggestions.

"One is that I would like to be able to go back and edit prompts I've made. Clearly, taking this prompt literally results in several drab words; also, I'd reformat it.

"Another is an easier way to send direct messages; I don't know how to do that, so I'm putting some ideas here.

"On the whole, though, I am enjoying it here. I'm regularly able to sign on with this account at least, and want to keep at it again. I like the idea of prompts rather than challenges; this subtle change of nomenclature is pleasing, less confrontational. The look of the site is just lovely and clear. User icons would be great at some point, but it's not a big deal.

"In conclusion..." Anna said, gazing out at the audience, "I..."

Then the wall burst open and she was hit by an omnibus.


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Story prompt:

In the nearest book to hand, find:

The seventh word on page 12

The tenth word on page 37

The 30th word on page 64

Write a story or a poem that uses all of these words, contextualizing them and providing a conclusion of some sort.

Vary at will.

DIY Three-Word Prompt by aslargeasalone

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