|LL, total bum|
Keep in mind that I’m a beach bum these days and as such, my priorities are a very small bit of creativity, balanced by beach combing and the odd Harley Davidson ride through the rain forrest and along the sandy shingle as azure water laps land where tide is measured by a foot plus or minus.
However, there is a thread of the old LL, who is competitive and can’t resist a challenge that is proffered. I am a knight that once slapped in the face by a mailed gauntlet, can not but meet my fate on a field of honor. Thus the old me is going to respond not because I want to so much as my character drives me to. That notwithstanding, the pen is not mightier than the sword, unless you drive it through your enemy’s eye and into his brain. Than it’s just as lethal as a sword…on to the challenge.
One way to cultivate your emotional and poetic mind, and to improve your writing skills in general, is to write stream-of-consciousness. This is unstructured, unedited writing that reflects your observations or feelings about a certain person, event, or item. Stream-of-consciousness is a good way to write poetry or journals, and can end with a piece of writing that can be as much graphic as verbal.
This is my response to the challenge I can only hope that it isn’t a ruse for a cyber Rorschach test.