Weekend Writing Prompt – Jostle

Published August 16, 2020 by rochellewisoff

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in Sammi’s Comment Section.

Once upon a time

Three boys,

Two dogs,

One cat,

And

Two frazzled parents

Crowded into a tiny three-bedroom house.

To the

 Chagrin of their parents,

The kids wrestled and teased.

Today those boys are men.

And silence jostles my longing ears.

Original Artwork © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

29 comments on “Weekend Writing Prompt – Jostle

  • Dear Rochelle,

    Ah yes… The family zoo. There’s a fair amount of jostling when all are present and I already get a sense of the silence to come since they are about 95% of the time in their rooms or out.
    Very well done!

    Shalom and Lotsa jostle-free love,

    Dale

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  • Hey Rochelle,

    Wow.
    I have no qualms with the quiet. With the virus stink, we don’t get to see them or theirs as much (virtually not at all) as we would like

    Yet, three poems to this prompt so far have me reflecting upon the past: this one, Na’ama’s, and Dale’s.

    Peace,

    Bill

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    • Dear Bill,

      This is not my constant state of being. For the most part I enjoy quiet and my own company. 😉 There are times, though. I’m happy to be counted among two of my favorite writer/friends in the three poems. High praise. Thank you.

      Shalom,

      Rochelle

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