Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts by Ghostlines Collective

Example Prompt:

With the recent rainstorm hitting the Bay Area, think about all the ways water surrounds/consumes us. Have you ever felt like you were drowning in something other than water? Maybe a difficult relationship? Debt? The upcoming presidential inauguration? Write a poem to something or someone who floods you.

Ghostline (optional): You thought you could drown me when… What you didn’t know was…

About the Ghostlines Collective

This writing prompt is brought to you by Ghostlines. Ghostlines is a Bay Area collective of poets, artists, and educators comprised of Ariana Weckstein, Gabriel Cortez, Isabella Borgeson, Jade Cho, and Natasha Huey. We are committed to using art to cultivate empathy. To disrupt violent systems and thought. To nurture and challenge ourselves and our communities to rise.