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Prompt: Write one leaf about balance.

Do not allow yourself to be limited by the prompt or the photo.

Terry Bain
Oct 8 · 1 min read

Remember

  • You owe reality nothing.
  • You continue to owe reality nothing.
  • Unfortunately reality owes you nothing.
  • Reality lies.
  • You and reality are like siblings that have not seen each other for a long time and are just sitting down for a drink.

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Write One Leaf is a Medium publication by Terry Bain, who is the author of You Are a Dog and We Are the Cat, as well as many short stories, a biography, and too many poems. He’s won an O. Henry award, a “best dad of the year” trophy (thanks, Son), and a near-permanent cat in his lap.

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Terry Bain

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Author of You Are a Dog (Crown) http://amzn.to/1GTUrXf & We Are the Cat (Crown). Writing teacher in Spokane. Full of the dickens. http://terrybain.com

Write One Leaf

Medium is for writing, and Write One Leaf prompts you to write every day. Write one fortune cookie or two legal pad pages or three notecards or four restaurant napkins or five pizza boxes or whatever etc is. Write one leaf. Right now.

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