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Glasses and a book - writing prompt


Use a line from poetry to inspire new work. Find a line or phrase that resonates with you, then use it as inspiration for a new story, poem or essay. How can you transform the message behind Robert Frost’s “He will not see me stopping here”? What story could emerge from Sonia Sanchez’s “and stones remembering/past steps is love”? Let poetry nudge your thinking to a new place.

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