DAY 18 (June 29th, 2018)
TIME IS A CRUTCH
time is a crutch
for the dying.
hear yourself breathe.
sense yourself distinct.
a world presses in upon you like a mold–
the last dimension is pulled out
like a rug from under you.
what is life without it?
Daily Word Count: 111
Quite smooth, he thought, as he shook it … somewhat too vigorously. He had thought to kiss it, but thought the better of it. He again smiled awkwardly instead.
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.