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Isolation Journal Day 82 Suitcase from my Father

Your prompt for today: Imagine that your father—or your father figure—left you a suitcase, either real or metaphorical. What would it contain? Words of wisdom? A check to cover therapy. Precious family heirlooms or nostalgic tchotchkes? All of the above? … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 63 The Guest House, The House Guest

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes As an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 60 Letter to an elder

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Isolation Day 42 Creative Injury

Your prompt for today:  Close your eyes and imagine the last time you tried to create. Who appeared? What did you hear? Maybe it was a critical parent, a competitive classmate, a teacher’s thoughtless remark, or a line from a … Continue reading

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Isolation Day 43 One syllable

Your prompt for today: Write at least one full page of prose or a poem. It can be a made-up tale, a scene, a thing you’ve just done or seen. It can be a dream. But the one thing you … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 34 Piers

Your prompt for today:  Write a scene from an imaginary biography of a pet. It can be yours or, like Virginia Woolf, a take on the secret life of someone else’s pet. Extra points for parody, or if it’s written … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 18 BOOKS

Your prompt for today: Make a short list of texts from your past, even better if you can select particular passages or moments that meant something to you. Without necessarily revisiting the book (you can do that later), start writing … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 13 A new beginning

Your prompt for today: I invite you to reflect on a new beginning that was meaningful for you. You might think about a literal beginning: new job, relationship, state of being (pre-child to parent, singledom to marriage). You might think … Continue reading

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ISOLATION JOURNAL DAY 10

Your prompt for today: Write about a time where you were dead wrong about someone. OOPS I changed this and didn’t realize it.. Anyways mine is on First Impressions and I wasn’t wrong ! Anyways its a story I love … Continue reading

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Isolation Journal Day 9

Your prompt for today: Choose a line from a book—you can grab the nearest one and flip it open to a random page, or pick an old favorite you’ve memorized by heart. Whatever grabs your attention; whatever intrigues. Use it … Continue reading

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