Shelter and Write Prompt 1: Create a Written Collage


Create a Written Collage: Think of ten small, concrete things that are different in your life because of COVID-19. You want to choose some things that you can experience with your senses, and that you can describe in exquisite detail. 

It could be empty hand-sanitizer bottles, a work project left unfinished, an unused plane ticket, the pile of books you now have time to read, etc. 

Describe each one in as much detail as possible. How has this thing changed in recent weeks? What specifically has brought about these changes? How have you noticed this thing in a new or different way?

Arrange your descriptions to create a written “collage” of current life. Look closely at the small differences around you. Together, they tell a story. What’s yours?

This post is part of a series I am doing that includes 30 prompts for 30 days of sheltering at home. You can read more about my reasoning and also find other prompts here.

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6 thoughts on “Shelter and Write Prompt 1: Create a Written Collage”

  1. I’m a latecomer — possible to rerun this valuable series so I can reblog ’em to my readers at sister site Poetic Justice? For now, I’ll mention they can scroll down and ckick on “next post”

    Am subscribing. Keep up the great Work!

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