Thursday, April 21, 2011

Writing Exercise #47

INGREDIENTS: (Multiple Choice)

1. Your first eight acts of rebellion.

2. Eight things you've stolen.

3. Eight things that were taken from you.

4. Eight things you've given away.

5. Eight things you deserve.

6. Eight things you covet.

7. Eight things you keep hidden.

8. Your eight final acts of rebellion.

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Write a poem in parts/numbers. Imagine this poem as a slide show. "Here you'll see me climbing into the cupboard and stealing the cookies/ and in this one, the girl with unleashed braids chases me through my kitchen with an ax"

Have fun. Or have awful. But have it well, my dear.


(This exercise was inspired by Lewis Carroll's "An Agony in Eight Fits.")