Creative Writing #12 – It’s only a matter of point of view…

Your writing on the humble fork makes me smile

Lena's Inkcage

I am leaving tomorrow for a 10-day writing retreat. Hence, jubilant!

However, this means that tomorrow I will be either too tired, or too travelling, or too settling to actually write something creative.

Don’t panic, though! I got the perfect solution.

Today’s prompt is a two-part exercise and goes pretty much like this:

1) Pick an object and take 5 minutes to describe it and/or talk about it. Try and use all the five senses (touch, taste, smell, sight, hearing).

Looking at its metal glaze and smooth surface, I compare it too an oddly shaped mirror. Its dented extremity serves me so well in the eating business, though. Too bad for the metallic taste of this stainless steel fork, an odourless and impersonal object. Only when used it can find its voice, singing a cutlery tune in the feeding song.

Photo by simo. All Rights Common. Photo by simo. All Rights Common.

2) Now take another 5…

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