Writing inspired by the SWC creative writing prompt: Use 31 words to describe January.
31 Words to Describe January
by Tamara Raidt, Keith Gray, Jasmine Fassl, and Dagmar Bayer
By Tamara Raidt
ethereal whiteness/ immaculate time/
of the year/ but I am blue all along/
just counting/all the Mondays/
is an endless vertigo/ while longing for/
buzzing spring/ and lapis lazuli skies.
By Keith Gray
Excitable intentions and first day promises as clean as fresh fallen snow. I’ll take bold, deep footprints and admire the patterns of my treading. The trick is not letting them melt.
By Jasmine Fassl
White snow → wet slush.
Parents on holiday: → mail.
→ making fire.
→ organising operation.
Great-grandma: → worry.
Preparing: → anthology.
Working every Saturday.
By Dagmar Bayer
Each one so evocative of the different aspects of the month. Superb! This is why we love Sunday Writers!
Thank you, Connie!
Thanks 🙂 yes they complete each other really well
I love everyone’s pieces – so many different directions and different takes from the same prompt. Just lovely.
Lovely to read your pieces! I like seeing how everyone views January 🙂
Brilliant! All very different Januarys – all beautiful.
I think it was a good January after all – what a fun prompt – love all your pieces.
What a great January, loved all those different takes on the prompt. Thank you