Prompt with an Object: a Butterfly Puzzle Box
I will be writing about a lost traveler whose plane’s engine stalls. It crashes on an unknown island, where nature surrounds the traveler. He is the only survivor.
he is a good guy,
There are 7 people in his family,
the children do not yet work for money,
They are all still in school, public school
and none of them has a serious
girlfriend or boyfriend yet.
William is a self-sufficient kind of young man.
(draft #1) written as a play or a screenplay
Jon: Be careful.
Will: I will, I will. Ha ha.
Jon: You better. See ya.
(We hear a voice, “Flight 470 is boarding and ready for take-off.”)
Will: That’s me, Jon. Ah! I forgot my hat.
Jon: (laughing) Paris has lots of stores.
(5 hours into the flight. The captain’s voice, “Attention, crew and passengers. One of our engines has stalled. We are trying to fix it…
Steward/or stewardess’ voice, “Roger, Captain. Passengers, please stay calm; we will keep you posted.)
Will: (looking out the window) Looks like we’re headed down. I wonder about the impact when we land.
(Stewards and stewardesses begin to give advice about how to use your oxygen mask and how to use your seat as a floating device… but Will is looking out the window. The plane speeds downward.)
Will: Oh, God help me! (He passes out).
Will: What? Oh yeah. We landed, and I better climb out that hole in the side of the plane. I’m alive! (Looks around.) Oh dear, I don’t see anyone else who appears to be alive and as lucky as I am. ….
The island … (to be continued)
I Love Steak
There are many who say
that dog has his day
walks & struts
down the street
seeing people whom he could meet.
He licks his chops
seeks a steak
asks the butcher
for a taste.
Comes home with pride
with steak in mouth,
flops down to rest,
grateful for the steak.
How Bad Will it Be?
Gerald went to get a coffee at Starbuck’s. All of a sudden, an earthquake happens, but it is so small that people think it’s a construction crew outside.
He went back to his apartment with his mocha in his hand. He sat down and turned on the news. The news announcer said, “People, there’s been a minor earthquake, but the worst is yet to come!” (to be continued)
Inside My House
all green and brown
when you come in,
you never frown.
A bit of stone,
a bit of glass,
the chairs don’t care
about your mass.
My neighbor’s outside
with all his sheep.
The baby’s asleep.
and on the porch,
an old guy named Moe,
All Cracked and Broken
Aimee was searching for couches at Walmart because her dog Max chewed the leg of the couch. Max chewed and chewed until it went crack. The cushions on the couch got eaten by moths/
Five hours later, Max puked up pieces of wood. Aimee was mad at Max. “Baaaad dog!”