DAY 1 (June 12th, 2018)
ON WRITING POETRY
The first verse is easy.
The second one strained.
The third one is broken.
The fourth one maimed.
Daily Word Count: 122
“As I previously stated, and according to law, I cannot,” Blek responded, “and indeed, I would not wish to, and would consider such an action a travesty, even if I could.”
The 100 Day Project is a creativity excavation. It’s about unearthing dormant or unrealized creativity by committing to a daily practice everyday for 100 days.
Creativity is a skill. The more we practice, the more skilled we become. Practice takes time. Practice takes commitment. Practice is a radical act in this speeded up world. Through practice, we develop a creative habit. Through habit, we reconnect with and know ourselves again as a creative being.
I started this, my third, 100 Day Project on June 12th, 2018. My project is to write at least one first-draft stanza inspired by a poem, a quote, an idea, a painting—anything, really (or nothing at all) and to write at least one hundred shitty first-draft words of my novel. I’ll post the results here.