“Silence introduced in a society that worships noise is like the Moon exposing the night. Behind darkness is our fear. Within silence our voice dwells. What is required from both is that we be still. We focus. We listen. We see and we hear. The unexpected emerges.”
Terry Tempest Williams
Your prompt in task form:
Mute or turn off everything that emits sound or delivers sound to you off for five minutes.
If you must, turn on an inner mantra that speaks silence. Breathe the word in… and out… slowly.
Write a poem of these five minutes (or more). Allow the unexpected to emerge. Write it.
Choose one or more of the ideas above and write...
--- Julie Jordan Scott