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Chunyun

Description — Returning to your ancestral home.

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Love After Love

POEM — Finding home in yourself.

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Pass It On

ART OF REVIEW — Which words have helped you?

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Writing Resolutions 2020

GOAL-SETTING — Share your writing goals for the year.

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Star Wish

HOPE/DREAM/YEARNING — The power of the firmament.

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A Fictional Landscape

details — Know your place.

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Three Gifts

Brainstorm — Giving more, consuming less.

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Lyrical Stratum

CREATIVE NONFICTION — Writing in layers.

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One Home

DESCRIPTION OR POEM — People on Earth.

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Now to Then

NARRATIVE — Writing in reverse.

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My December Competition 2019

CREATIVE NONFICTION — Looking ahead, looking back.

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YOU in threes

Character Study — Writing yourself as a character.

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Word Collage

FOUND POEM — Refashioned texts.

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Your View

Index — Ten opinions for today.

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Open Prompt

Free Writing — Write about anything you like!

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