Keep reading to see today’s full writing prompt, Moonlight: A Poem, and my completed version of it. And don’t forget to submit your writing this week! You could win the Writing is My Therapy Journal from the Shop for Writers.
Today’s Writing Prompt: Moonlight, A Poem
Write a poem about moonlight. Be as creative as possible. Create any type of poem you want, as long as you capture the essence of moonlight in what you write. This writing prompt is intended to spur your creativity. You don’t need to be an expert poet to feel inclined to complete it. Just experiment with words a little bit and see what happens.
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My Completed Version of Today’s Writing Prompt
Moonlight: A Poem, by K.E. Creighton
Cascading matte light, elusive and bright. In singular rows over the ridges of houses and streets. Dimming the stars beyond the rivers and trees. That are way beyond me. Tonight.
Your reflections are different. From where I am standing. Where you once shimmered. You are now full yet dulled. By all the lights. All the architectured space. But was it you or I who changed? Our previous understanding.
Once illuminating the heavens on Earth. Currently faded and draining my dreams. And burning my sense of reality. As I perceive you here. Further and farther than you have ever been. Holding what was always free before.
[All Rights Reserved by K.E. Creighton and Creighton’s Compositions LLC. The above work is a piece of fiction. All names and locations referred to are the product of the author’s imagination and are used entirely for fictional purposes. Any similarities to real-life persons or places are purely coincidental.]
Notes on Completing this Writing Prompt
I don’t know if I’d call what I wrote above a poem. But it’s what I came up with for this writing prompt. And with more time, I would have probably revised it all. For now, however, it will have to do I suppose.
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