Sunday, August 1

Prompt: Write About A Scar

Which reminded me: We cant choose what we remember.

In some cases while Im typing Ill look down at my best wrist and enjoy how its scar moves as my fingers with confidence pound awkwardly look for the keys.

Some of us have scars were reminded of continuously. I have four of them on my face, in the shape of a cross: forehead, chin; simply off the left eye, just off the ideal eye.

I documented those words, and then kept writing. A few hours later, I had a disorderly 5,000-word … something.

It was September 9, 1992, the night Robin Yount got his 3,000 th hit at Milwaukee County Stadium. I do not remember the hit, but I do keep in mind being in a biohazard of a maless room, wiping blood off my wrist and feces off the back of an old man.

A few of us have scars were hardly ever conscious of. Some are external; some are not.

Conversation questions: Blog about a scar. Internal or external, real or fictitious, literal or figurative

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Itll probably remain in the archives permanently, but whatever the hell it was, a minimum of I got it out

Whatever it is, compose. Take it in whatever direction you d like, whereever your brain thinks it must go.

Your job this week is to discuss a scar.

Interpret it however you d like: external scar; internal scar. Your own or somebody elses. An imagined or completely fictitious scar. A metaphorical scar, perhaps on your hometown, possibly your house state, your home country.

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And after that copy/paste it listed below!

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Some of us have scars were reminded of continuously. Interpret it however you d like: external scar; internal scar. An envisioned or totally fictitious scar. A figurative scar, perhaps on your home town, perhaps your house state, your house country.

WriteByNight co-founder David Duhr is fiction editor at the Texas Observer and co-host of the Yak Babies podcast, and has actually written about books for the Dallas Morning News, Electric Literature, Publishing Perspectives, and others.

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