Most glorious night!
Thou wert not sent for slumber!
What does the night mean to you? For some it is nothing more than a time when darkness sets in and it is time for sleep. Then there are others who thrive at night. There are those that discover, create and live within the night. The night plays host to a million burdens, beasts, passions and experiences and that is only what may occur with the first few fingers of darkness touching us.
When the midnight hour is upon the world do you sleep? Do you find yourself in a small corner of your house enjoying the privacy while reading by candlelight or do you cower hoping that vampires, werewolves and lord knows what else are just fantasies? Maybe you are the predator at night, maybe it is you who skulks in the darkness searching for your next victim. Better yet do you attend Cocktail Parties, Pot Lucks, and Dance Clubs or frequent a wonderfully seedy establishment drowned in the stench of bourbon and cigarette smoke. What do you do at night?
Hawthorne once said “Moonlight is sculpture” and I couldn’t agree more. For me the night is a time for the imagination to let loose and run wild. What will you write when you think of nighttime, will you find a passionate love story to tell, perhaps a romantic rendezvous? The options and ideas for this week’s prompt are limitless. Sit back and think of the night. Think of sunset and moonlight. Think even of the first rays of light peaking over the horizon and then write. Write what comes to you.
We look forward to reading and living the life that is inspired in your pen by the darkness.
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