Saturday, October 11, 2014

Poetry Prompts - Courageously Speaking for Children


“Take the blinders from your vision
take the padding from your ears

and confess you've heard me crying 

and admit you've seen my tears.” 



They announced the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize today, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi.  Both recipients represent those that are trying to create a better world for all children. Malala Yousafzai survived being shot for speaking out for education for female children not just male children and continuing to advocate for education for all. The second recipient, Kailash Satyarthi, for campaigning for the rights of children and the end of human trafficking.


Poetry Prompt: 

Photo by Morgan Dragonwillow

Free write for ten minutes about creating a better world for children. What injustices have you stood up for? What can we do as a community to make the world safer for children?

Word Prompts:


Children
Education
Equality
Bravery

Feeling Words:


Tenacious
Determined
Vulnerable
Courageous



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Morgan DragonwillowWriting rebel, stress relief explorer, recovering perfectionist, cooking as therapy, poet & author that (mostly) doesn't let her fears get in the way of her passion for writing and creating. She is team leader at @StoryDam, creatrix of #OctPoWriMo. She lives in Marietta, Ga. with her loving and patient partner, their dog that thinks she's a princess, and the cat that reminds her that she isn't.
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2 comments:

  1. I loved this prompt - and actually used it for my poem today. I haven't done that lately, so when it works for me - it REALLY works. Thank you.

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    1. Thank you Lance, glad this prompt spoke to you and you were able to use it. =)

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