Weekend Writing Prompt #276- Bandage

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend.  How you use the prompt is up to you.  Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like.  Or take the challenge below – there are no prizes – it’s not a competition but rather a fun writing exercise.  If you want to share what you come up with, please leave a link to it in the comments.

Word Prompt

Bandage

Challenge

wk 276 bandage

Weekend Writing Prompt #276: This weekend your challenge is to write a poem or a piece of prose in exactly 61 words using the word “Bandage”.

The challenge is simple: each week you will be given an exact number of words you can use to write a poem or piece of prose.  You can use any format or style you like; go wherever your inspiration takes you.  The only rules are these:

  • your poem / prose must contain this week’s word (see note below).  The word does not have to count towards the exact word count total – it can be in the title, or the first letters of the lines of a poem can spell it out – you can be as creative as you want as long as it’s there somewhere.
  • the length of your poem / prose must match the number of words stated in this week’s challenge.  No more.  No less.
  • A note on the word: you can use any variation of the word (for example: call, calls, calling, called etc).  If you find you are struggling to use this week’s word you may substitute it for a synonym – just include a note to explain the swap.  Remember, this is supposed to be fun! 🙂

Can’t wait to read what you have come up with!


Whispers and Echoes – is an online journal of short writing – read it here *

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55 thoughts on “Weekend Writing Prompt #276- Bandage

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  14. Vulnerable

    My bandages were dirty and torn
    I wiped them off, as best I could, using a safety pin to fix the tears

    God used His Word to dry my tears

    I stood tall, still broken and confused
    Yet ready, ready to be used

    I inhaled His breath
    Exhaled my fears, until none were left

    No more bandages, I revealed my wounds

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  23. Heal every Soul
    Be a Bandage to a tortured soul
    As a human that should be thy goal.
    To heal every wound and touch every heart
    And not let a precious soul fall apart.

    Be a Bandage to a soul ripped apart
    To absorb the gore of a bleeding heart.
    As a human that should be thy goal
    Be a Bandage to a broken soul.

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