Unoriginal Thoughts

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“What do you think about this for a start to my story, ‘The raging winds’?”
“Hmmm, seems familiar.”
“Okay, I’ll go in a different direction, ‘The wise owl’.”
“What exactly are you writing? That’s not exactly that original.”
“A piece demonstrating personification in literature. I think I’ll do ‘The warm and comforting fire’.”
“Uh, this wouldn’t happen to be for Weejars by any chance? You know, I follow Mindlovemiserie’s Menagerie also?”
“Gee, I wonder if that was what was influencing me? Like one of those spirit hands guiding me.”
“Right. Let’s try a little experiment. Here’s a pencil and notebook, no computers. Now write something.”
As he began the test, all words and ideas fled from his mind.

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For Weejars’ Saturday MixMindlovemiserie’s Menagerie

Our challenge is all about the use of personification in our writing. You will need to use the statement provided in your response – which can be poetry or prose… ‘As he began the test, all words and ideas fled from his mind.’

6 responses

  1. Good one Ted! I’d forgotten that you were writing to a prompt until the very end. LOL! Great story!

  2. Writer’s blockade!

    1. Damn, I wish I had thought of that!

  3. Haha! Love it! Thanks for joining us ☺️

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