A Prompt for Submissions

Revising can be tough, but sometimes getting started is even harder. We want to encourage submissions as well as conduct a little experiment of our own: What happens when many different writers are given the same prompt? What new and ingenious interpretations can stem from just one idea? In our first issue, we published the following unfinished poem:

and then we gave the following prompt:

If you'd like to submit to our next issue, but are having trouble finding some inspiration, feel free to use our prompt to get started. Don't forget that submissions are open until December!