Poetry Prompt for the Week of 9/24

September 18, 2018

Every other week, The Lance will be posting a writing prompt to The Shield’s “poetry corner.” Responses to these prompts could be featured in The Lance itself, or they may be brought to a writer’s workshop. The first writer’s workshop for The Lance is on October 4 in room 104.

This week’s prompt is one found on the Writer’s Digest website that suggests a piece of fiction, poem, or a scene focusing on hands…

Give Them a Hand

Write a scene about a conversation or another interaction, and include a focus specifically on the characters’ hands. Include the appearance of the hands, as well as the way they move and gesture. What do the hands say about the personalities involved?

By: Jess Zafarris

Found on the Writer’s Digest website, writersdigest.com

Give Them a Hand

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