Writing from a prompt pushes you to write fast and helps you free your mind. You can use the prompt as your first line, your last line, or a line in the middle.
Get your notebook or computer ready and set your timer. Then highlight the box below to reveal the prompt and write as fast as you can. Ready?
No one tells me what to do…
Set your timer for 7 minutes
Don’t think about it too much; just do it!
Kelly Bennett and I began this 7-Minute Poetry Challenge over 1300 days ago. We now take turns creating our own prompts to share with you. If you join us in the 7-Minute Poetry Challenge, let us know by posting the title, a note, or if you want, the whole poem in the comments.