Write One Leaf in Which the Hats Are Quite Large

Also consider the mustaches, if you like.

Terry Bain
May 5 · 1 min read

Use the photo and the title text as inspiration to move your hands in a manner that resembles writing. Also consider small hats, big heads, small hands, big hair, small dreams, and big tears.

As always, do not allow yourself to be limited by the contents of the prompt or by what you see in the photo.

You owe reality nothing. — Richard Hugo

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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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