Daily Post Prompt: Island

The fog’s especially heavy tonight. I can’t see three feet past the door, so I guess it’s a good time to stay inside and write this letter. The lighthouse on the island has sounded the foghorn every two minutes for hours now. I haven’t been back to the island since that night. In some ways,Continue reading “Daily Post Prompt: Island”

Writing 201: Poetry – Day 5 — ‘Too Late’

Today’s prompt word is “fog.” The form we’ve been asked to use is the elegy — with strong encouragement to try using elegiac couplets. And the technique assigned for today is the metaphor. I’ve offered my piece in a slightly modified elegiac couplet, and the only occurrence of a metaphor is in the second line.Continue reading “Writing 201: Poetry – Day 5 — ‘Too Late’”