Category Archive: Daily Prompt

Daily Prompt: City Planners

City Planners If you could clone one element from another city you’ve visited — a building, a cultural institution, a common street food, etc. — and bring it back to your own hometown, what… Continue reading

Snapshot Stories

Snapshot Stories Open the first photo album you can find — real or virtual, your call — and stop at the first picture of yourself you see there . Tell us the story… Continue reading

Trick Questions

Trick Questions  A Pulitzer-winning reporter is writing an in-depth piece – about you. What are the three questions you really hope she doesn’t ask you?   How does it feel to be small? What are your… Continue reading

Memory on the Menu

  Which good memories are better – the recent and vivid ones, or those that time has covered in a sweet haze?     “What do you think, Pomi?” “ What I think?… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Mind Reader

(Who’s the last person you saw before reading this prompt?) When I opened the front door I saw the neighbour, an elderly man with wonderfully white hair and a full white beard, struggling… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Unexpected Guests

“Heikeeee!” Pomi came running into the room. “ There is someone in the living room. A couple.”  “ Are you sure?” “ Oh yes, very sure. They are sitting on your sofa and… Continue reading

Powerful Suggestion

Powerful suggestion: “If I am not for myself, then who will be for me?  (And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if not now, when?)”  Hillel the Elder… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Pick Me Up

The Cutest Face

He’s So Fine What was it that drew you to your significant other? Their blue eyes? Their ginger countenance? Their smile? Their voice? —— The cutest face. ( Almost) always a cotton smile. My… Continue reading

Daily Prompt: She Drives Me Crazy

It drives me crazy when people whisper in my presence. It drives me crazy when I am  being ignored. It drives me crazy when someone snoops. Power outages drive me crazy. Tying shoelaces… Continue reading