The Watching Old Woman [Poetry]

Let us follow, to farm dances atop the hay bales, Where the skirts of young girls catch wind like sails. Fieldsmens’ pitchforks gleam under the harvest moon, and the young girl falls into a June night’s swoon.

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Prose and Prompts: The First Step in a Writing Journey [Adele’s Advice]

If you’re craving to write something new, experimental, or you want to explore a topic, even jumpstart a stalled writing project, a writing prompt can be a great catalyst. Some writers generate enough ideas on their own—thank you very much—without what may feel like an assignment. But a writing prompt, as short as a word or not words at all, can free the writer to explore new terrain for the thrill of seeing where the journey leads.