With grateful thanks to Naomi Shihab Nye, whose playful writing prompts, in a recent workshop I was fortunate to attend, brought home the lesson that “when you’re relaxed and open, more comes through the door”. Here’s what emerged out of “chunks and nuggets with no intention”.
What is God anyway?
I heard an owl hoot last night.
I know, right?
It turns out that the long line in the bookstore
was really for the bathroom.
Never use a suitcase as a step up
when you’re painting the walls in your house.
This applies, even if you find yourself without
ladder, trestle or plank.
FYI. This advice increases exponentially
with the number of suitcases
you might be considering using.