Poetry prompts for the creative mind.
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Up, deep into the night
Cigarette smoke swirl and curl
She sits without moving
Studying the movement
Of the smoke in the dimly lit room
Scripting the events of the night
Maybe dawn will shed some light

Pat R


For OctPoWriMo


Two phrase stories

Prompt: “….and in a puff….”
“…and in a puff, all logic went out the window.”

For hbhatnager

I am trying this for the first time. A challenge posted over at

Stop over for further reading on the prompt, quite an interesting premise, could be fun:) It’s┬ácalled a two phrase story. ┬áThe prompt phrase for this week is “…and in a puff…” to be completed however you’d like.


Pat R