"Home" can be a physical place or a metaphor. Home is the place that makes you feel "at home." "Arrive" is a verb. It's an action, something that happens. "Arriving home" can be a moment or a process. It can involve stepping through a doorway, of course. Thoughts, people, plants, smells, or sounds might be what takes you home. Consider the different places and states … [Read more...] about Arriving Home
It can strike you in an instant. One minute you are going about your business, doing the next task at hand, then the awareness descends. Inside of yourself you say, Woah! It's summer! Has it happened to you yet this year? Describe a moment when your senses hit you with the awareness that summer is here. Fill a page with the types of observations you can only make in … [Read more...] about Summer’s Moment
Fill a page today with questions that you don't know the answer to. The first question can be about anything at all. For the second question, pluck a word from the first question and include it in the second question somehow. Include a word from the second question in the third one, and continue like that all the way down the page. Jog your mind with question words … [Read more...] about Questions Upon Questions
Does a fire burn inside you? What burns a bridge? Does every fire destroy something? Write about fire today. Real fires that turn things to smoke and soot. Metaphorical fires that issue warnings or bring change. Fill a page with ideas or memories about fire. Illustrate your work and give it a title. Write the date and a signature on it--but don't burn it … [Read more...] about Where’s the Fire?
What makes you call something round? You can hold a round ball in your hand, but how do you know that the earth is round? Is a pencil round? A belly? A knot? Can ideas be round? What about history? Or procrastination? What goes around? What comes around? Around what? Today, fill a page with round things and ideas about what makes them round. Give your work a … [Read more...] about Round