Having Imagination

Having imagination, it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that, if you were unimaginative, would take you only a minute. Or you might not write the paragraph at all.
Franklin P. Adams, Half a Loaf, 1927

One of my list poems last week started with the line if only I had _______ than ________.

Write at least one page of lines that start with this prompt. Try for two pages. Don't try to think too much, you might be surprised with what comes up.

Do any of these ideas make a good starting point for a short story or another poem? Now get back to work!



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