I Am Great and Full

Prompt #1 _ Something you are grateful for that ‘surprises’ you. That’s the prompt — the one I felt challenged to write about this week at the Creative Writing Hour on ZOOM.

During this moment, I write willy-nilly freestyle for close to an hour while listening to mellow-out music with others in the room … write with a pen and paper -NO TYPING.

Then I sit back and take a breath, look at what I’ve written and put it aside for an hour or two or a day or so. By the time I come back to fulfill my chosen commitment, ninety-percent of what I wrote by hand is never going to…

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Writer/Author/Super-Reader, and old-school hard to impress fiercely independent journalist. “Older woman on life’s hamster wheel with pellets to drop.”

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