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as quiet as smoke

In the creative writing workshop I'm doing, I did a version of "what is taller, higher, softer, smaller?" Some of the answers are beautiful. You can read all of them here, but here are a few highlights:

As quiet as a fish, moths, smoke (Victor D)
I'm not brave enough killing spider (Lilliana)
I am empty like a cup of juice when I drink it (Abraham)


(photo of smoke by Nur Uretmen: Source)

And I promised to link to some of the stories they'd written, too. This one is written by Victor M, who's not as old as the man pictured, but getting up in years--I feel like he had real empathy for the man in the photo: "Remembering his youth."

Laly said she picked this photo because the woman reminded her of her grandmother: "Waiting on her food."

(Laly wrote a moving piece on being transgender and choosing her own name, here.)

Yamayra liked that the couple in the photo she chose were dancing in the kitchen.

Enjoy!




This entry was originally posted at https://asakiyume.dreamwidth.org/870497.html. Comments are welcome at either location.

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asakiyume
Dec. 5th, 2017 01:14 pm (UTC)
I loved his answer to "quiet" too. He **is** quiet, but he has plenty to say when he's writing. Then you have someone like Sonia N, whose writing is powerful, but whose spoken word is even *more* powerful. She's someone who should be on the Moth.
mnfaure
Dec. 6th, 2017 08:36 am (UTC)
Now thanks to you, I have discovered the Moth. :D

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