Langston Hughes & Trayvon Martin

…Will all raise their hands against the kids who die,
Beating them with laws and clubs and bayonets and bullets
To frighten the people—
For the kids who die are like iron in the blood of the people—
And the old and rich don’t want the people
To taste the iron of the kids who die,
Don’t want the people to get wise to their own power… … More Langston Hughes & Trayvon Martin

Arguing with self and strangers: fantasy writing prompts

In an attempt to inspire myself to more regular writing (or at least shame myself by seeing how others are thus inspired), I am subscribed to a nearly endless amount of writerly trivia, writing “prompts”, etc. The following came across my virtual desk from one of the deathless sources that always seem to be more … More Arguing with self and strangers: fantasy writing prompts