A collection of creative writing tweets, including the prompts that they were written for.

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5/20/2021

5/20/2021   She loved that sweater. Buttercup yellow, she said it made her think of sunshine even when it was raining. I... Read Chapter

5/21/2021

5/21/ 2021   Greed Never satisfied, humanity seizes land in its fits of greed.   (haiku – greed) ... Read Chapter

5/22/2021

5/22/2021   Slashed So viciously slashed; stumbling down in red abyss when razor-blade kissed.   (h... Read Chapter

5/23/2021

5/23/2021.   Fragments A snippet of memory is all it takes to bring that moment home.   (13 wor... Read Chapter

5/24/2021

5/24/2021.   Standing Her Ground She watched them approach, every movement conveying that they would not let her escape.... Read Chapter

5/25/2021

5/25/2021.   Quaint The locals seemed to view her as quaint. A bit strange; different, yet harmless all the same. No... Read Chapter

5/26/2021

5/26/2021   The Hunger She made up her mind. Hunger gnawed day and night but she’d change fat to thin. &nb... Read Chapter

5/27/2021

5/27/2021.   Resisting change - futile... but tempting.   (5 word poem – change)    ... Read Chapter

5/28/2021

5/28/2021   Chatterbox She chattered on, words that meant nothing to anyone else - bombastic and verbose. ... Read Chapter

5/29/2021

5/29/2021   Disappearance He said he would always be here, never would he disappear, and yet I’m sitti... Read Chapter

5/30/2021

5/30/2021   Testing “This is just a test.” So said the announcement. Wrong - our lives on the line. &nbs... Read Chapter

5/31/2021

5/31/2021   Owl By Night If I was an owl I’d embrace the moonlit hours instead of sleeping.   (Ha... Read Chapter

6/1/2021

6/1/2021   Drama Why the DRAMA every day? I barely dare speak, knowing that my words will be turned ... Read Chapter

6/2/2021

6/2/2021   The Kingdom The Kingdom... the Kingdom... What could one say? The whole place corrupt in every way. T... Read Chapter

6/3/2021

6/3/2021.   Rickety Bridge The bridge spanned across the gaping chasm; worn, frail - better not look down. &... Read Chapter

6/4/2021

6/4/2021.   Melancholy Moment There’s a melancholy moment when she sits and hangs her head, before she shakes ... Read Chapter

6/5/2021

6/5/2021   Questions The world is full of questions that have multitudinous answers. It simply d... Read Chapter

6/6/2021

6/6/2021.   Tired I’m tired today. Wish I could blame sleepless nights - wouldn’t be true though.  ... Read Chapter

6/7/2021

6/7/2021.   Such Cruelty Not one tiny drop of empathy had he. I know, for how else could he show suc... Read Chapter

6/8/2021

6/8/2021.   Imprisoned Why would they have tossed us into a cell with a coil of rope? The window is high up in the w... Read Chapter

6/9/2021

6/9/2021.   Words As Weapons I’d like to pluck those words, then hurl them - spraying back the bullets... Read Chapter

6/10/2021

6/10/2021.   Monument The monument stood, impossible to miss, drawing all eyes towards something strangely c... Read Chapter

6/11/2021

6/11/2021.   Sleeves Rolled And Ready One task completed; rolling up my sleeves, ready to take on the next. ... Read Chapter

6/12/2021

6/12/2021.   No Rest There’s no rest for me. A wicked previous life? Paying the price now.   (hai... Read Chapter

6/13/2021

6/13/2021.   Camouflaged so well; almost as much of a stick as he walks along.   (nature prompt – sti... Read Chapter

6/14/2021

6/14/2021.   The Nightjar Not easy to see, the nightjar swoops across skies at dawn and at dusk.   ... Read Chapter

6/15/2021

6/15/2021.   A Guardian Chopping down a hazel tree can seriously damage your health, especially if Bile Ratha sees you d... Read Chapter

6/16/2021

6/16 2021.   Broken I’ll watch your attempts to break my heart and my mind - can’t break what’s broken! ... Read Chapter

6/17/2021

6/17/2021.   Tick...Tock... Stop the clock. Tick...tock...tick...tock... Time passes in the blink of an ... Read Chapter

6/18/2021

6/18/2021.   Daisies Daisies on the lawn might get mown down; tomorrow they’ll make their return.   ... Read Chapter

6/19/2021

6/19/2021.   Excuses Please don’t try to make excuses for what is inexcusable. It never works, you know. B... Read Chapter

6/20/2021

6/20/2021.   Family Feud They never could see eye to eye. And if they should, neither side would admit it, for that feud... Read Chapter

6/21/2021

6/21/2021.   Scrub-land I don’t like the term - scrub-land – like it needs cleaning when it’s flourishing.... Read Chapter

6/22/2021

6/22/2021.   It’s Hot! The jalapeno looks cool, making the spicy kick unexpected.   (nature promp... Read Chapter

6/23/2021

6/23/2021   Like Porcupines Spiny inhabitants of the sea bed, sea urchins are like porcupines - only mor... Read Chapter

6/24/2021

6/24/2021.   Highs And Lows Manic depression, those highs and lows where loss of judgement so quickly shows.... Read Chapter

6/25/2021

6/25/2021.   Explosive! Just like a bomb we’ll explode upon the stage, stealing the spotlight and leaving ... Read Chapter

6/26/2021

6/26/2021.   Making A Point She’s making a point; stressing over each word to illustrate meaning.   ... Read Chapter

6/27/2021

6/27/2021.   Erasing Myself I used to write in pencil, scrawling down thoughts and feelings. Easy to erase afterwards, t... Read Chapter

6/28/2021

6/28/2021.   Colors The hillside today is a riot of colors, as the wild flowers bloom.   (13 wo... Read Chapter

6/29/2021

6/29/2021   Elaborations Why tell those elaborate lies when the truth would be so much simpl... Read Chapter

6/30/2021

6/30/2021.   The Printed Word “You don’t believe me? Look, it’s in print.” He thrust the tabloid at me, angr... Read Chapter

7/1/2021

7/1/2021.   All In A Pod Tiny green globes, joined together; growing and ripening until the pod goes POP... Read Chapter

7/2/2021

7/2/2021.   Decisions, Decisions. Ice cream parlor, what to pick? I could go for vanilla or sorbet on a stic... Read Chapter

7/3/2021

7/3/2021.   Atmospherical Brynn stood on the surface. It looked nothing like Earth, yet the voice in his helmet told him... Read Chapter

7/4/2021

7/4/2021.   Time For Tea Let me lay the table then come and sit with me. Along with all the madness, it’s ... Read Chapter

7/5/2021

7/5/2021.   The Perfect Place I’m going in search of utopia, and I’m going alone. After all, what’s perfect for me... Read Chapter

7/6/2021

7/6/2021.   Melting Point Yellow sulphur melts into a pool, blood red, igniting a flame of blue. ... Read Chapter

7/8/2021

7/8/2021.   Captured Fossilized resin - each piece of amber captures a moment in time.   (nature pr... Read Chapter

7/9/2021

7/9/2021.   Bone It chips, it breaks, it perseveres. Once flesh has gone and blood has drained, bone... Read Chapter

7/10/2021

7/10/2021.   Soft And Sharp In contrast to softness of feathers, those talons are hard, sharp and powerf... Read Chapter

7/11/2021

7/11/2021   Riding The Ocean White wings spread, catching the breeze, the albatross flies, riding the ocean. ... Read Chapter

7/12/2021

7/12/2021.   Deeper Depths Diving deep, but dry we’ll keep. Down to depths we’d never dreamt of reac... Read Chapter

7/13/2021

7/13/2021   Barbecue Veggie burgers on the barbecue, sizzling hot. Just add spicy sauce.   (haiku p... Read Chapter

7/14/2021

7/14/2021.   Floating Free I won’t be weighed down today. I’ll banish my troubles and bury my woes - flo... Read Chapter

7/15/2021

7/15/2021.   Atoll In subtropical waters corals thrive, forming a circular ring.   (nature prompt ... Read Chapter

7/16/2021

7/16/2021   Real Estate I’m gonna find myself a perfect cave away from all well-trodden paths. There I’ll ma... Read Chapter

7/18/2021

7/18/2021.   Among Us The majority of the population were blind to who... what was walking among us. Only the few could ... Read Chapter

7/19/2021

7/19/2021.   Not Enough Meat “Stand up.” She shrank back from him but reluctantly got to her feet. He walked... Read Chapter

7/20/2021

7/20/2021.   Making A Splash She wanted to make a big splash with her entrance. A quick glance through the door showed h... Read Chapter

7/21/2021

7/21/2021.   Back To Childhood Fit of nostalgia - I took a rope outside and recalled how to skip.   ... Read Chapter

7/22/2021

7/22/2021.   Playful Puppies and kittens always love to play, failing to see what’s mischief.   (... Read Chapter

7/23/2021

7/23/2021.   Patience Tiny sprouts of green push their way up through the soil - just patiently wait.  ... Read Chapter

7/24/2021

7/24/2021.   Getting Down To Work The door opens and in walks the boss. She makes no sign of looking around but we know ... Read Chapter

7/28/2021

7/28/2021.   An Open Door The door was left open so all I had to do was walk inside. A shadow flitted across the doorway... Read Chapter

7/29/2021

7/29/2021.   From A Depression The water collected, did not soak away but settled, becoming a pond there tod... Read Chapter

7/30/2021

7/30/2021.   Seasonal Spring acts as warm up, peak exercise is summer while fall cools things down.   ... Read Chapter

7/31/2021

7/31/2021.   Her Face Her face was on the wall - staring, glaring, smudging, judging. I could not bear to lo... Read Chapter

8/2/2021

8/2/2021.   Witty? Stunning wit you think, but your attempt at a joke leaves me with a frown.   (ha... Read Chapter

8/3/2021

8/3/2021.   A Light A light flickered and it caught my eye: I fell and I fell and I don’t know why. Do... Read Chapter

8/4/2021

8/4/2021   The Artist Nature producing art, as glaciers move on and leave fjords behind.   (prompt ... Read Chapter

8/5/2021

8/5/2021.   Battered And Bruised. It was more purple than green, the bruise on my arm that you gave me. At l... Read Chapter

8/6/2021


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8/7/2021


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8/8/2021

8/8/2021.   White And Black White swans, en pointe and pirouetting, while one ballerina dressed in black... Read Chapter

8/10/2021

8/10/2021.   They went off in search of gold but found copper.     Revived He had been dea... Read Chapter

8/11/2021

8/11/2021.   Kitty Deft of paw, whisper silent. Sitting motionless - the patience of a cat.   &... Read Chapter

8/12/2021

8/12/2021.   Talking Time Sometimes it’s better to say less and spend more time finding the right words. &... Read Chapter

8/14/2021

8/14/2021.   Like crystal - beautifully fragile.     Process Once the process had begun, nothi... Read Chapter

8/16/2021

8/16/2021.   Tea Leaves At the bottom of the cup lies a warning, it urges me to beware. Too late for me ... Read Chapter

8/18/2021

8/18/2021.   Orangutan A face almost human, and look at those hands; long orange fur, from behind looks like... Read Chapter

8/19/2021

8/19/2021.   The Rules You said you’d play nice yet during this game every rule has been broken.   ... Read Chapter

8/20/2021

8/20/2021.   In Dreams In an evocative lucid dream I can lose myself, walking down paths unknown to places o... Read Chapter

8/21/2021

8/21/2021.     Faces All these faces... I feel like I should know them, for they claim to be my family. No, the... Read Chapter

8/22/2021

8/22/2021.   Terror By Night There’s something out there. For four days now we’ve woken to find carcasses outside, t... Read Chapter

8/23/2021

8/23/2021.   A Note Should I write you a note? Tell you where I’m going... why I’m going? I take a moment to think b... Read Chapter

8/24/2021

8/24/2021.   History? He said we’re history. At first I was kind of upset but now I see those words as a challenge. If... Read Chapter

8/25/2021

8/25/2021.   A Moment In the space of a moment everything’s changed. And from now on there’s no turning back. &n... Read Chapter

8/26/2021

8/26/2021.   Grinding To A Halt The elevator juddered then ground to a halt. To make things worse the lights began to fl... Read Chapter

8/27/2021

8/27/2021.   The Attack They circled her, whooping and jeering before the fists started flying and the kicks started lan... Read Chapter

8/28/2021

8/28/2021.   Fine! I’m fine. Walk away; just please do not look back.     One Way Tr... Read Chapter

8/29/2021

8/29/2021.   Lost On The Fens In the gloom I’ve lost the path. I can’t see the water but I can feel it, hear it spla... Read Chapter

8/30/2021

8/30/2021.   Seeking Cover I can sense your fury, see that you’re furious and no longer in control. I guess I’d bett... Read Chapter

8/31/2021

8/31/2021.   Don’t! No. Don’t bother with that petulant look. It’s not going to change my mind. No. Stop i... Read Chapter

9/1/2021

9/1/2021.   Grandfather’s Clock My Grandfather always said that the clock would carry on ticking throughout his lifeti... Read Chapter

Recent Comments

Mike S.


fine poems based on the prompts, Hull

Thu, May 20th, 2021 8:56pm

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Thanks, Mike.

Mon, June 7th, 2021 9:35am

Rob73

A nice poem of prompts, Hull.

Sat, June 26th, 2021 10:20pm

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Thanks so much, Rob.

Mon, July 19th, 2021 9:16am

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