Tag Archives: creative writing exercise

Only one word

Brown leaves yellow. Curled like crêpe on the grass. The park is rainbowed with dew and crows scuffle for breakfast. Watched by a cat, twitch and chirrup. The trees shed for winter. Autumn blue biting at my cheeks. Keys of … Continue reading

Posted in Flash, Snapshots | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A City I Once Knew

In the backseat of a taxi. Riding the narrow passageways of your city. Lost where you would be at home. The driver, undaunted by buckled signs and hooting pedestrians. Faces slide past the window. White lines flap under the tyres … Continue reading

Posted in Prose, Snapshots | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Exercise 1 – Seen through a window

It was my first time. The instruction manual said that I was dealing with a science not an art – and that I shouldn’t open the lid. While the dough is kneading I feed the cat. She’s uneasy because of … Continue reading

Posted in Exercises, Prose | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments