Prompt # 22: Spoken Word

Prompt #22: Spoken Word

Many of my fellow writers are spoken-word artists.  This lends itself to a completely different style of writing with poets paying close attention to how things sound aloud.

As you are going through your day, listen for words or phrases that jump out at you. Perhaps it’ll be a co-worker that mouths the same platitude each day: “If you’ve got time to lean, you’ve got time to clean.”  Or maybe it’ll be something else you hear on the radio, something that seems ordinary at first, like “high today of 75.”

And to help you, I thought you might need a couple of samples: