DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 10

This week’s prompt comes from Anna Ross, Dorchester poet and Advisory Board volunteer with Write on the DOT. Anna writes: Choose a line from either a favorite song or a hated earworm and turn it into a Golden Shovel poem (each word of your chosen line is the final word in each successive line ofContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 10”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 9

This week’s prompt comes from Chelsey Grasso, alum of the UMass Boston MFA program in Creative Writing who has published in past volumes of the Write on the DOT journal. Chelsey writes: There is a beautiful craft essay out there by Carole Maso entitled, “Notes of a Lyric Artist Working in Prose: A Lifelong ConversationContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 9”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 8

This week’s prompts are from U-Meleni Mhlaba Adebo, a Dorchester-based poet, storyteller, and performer, as well as a member of Write on the DOT’s advisory board. Prompt 1: Write a poem or about a time when you felt safe, calm. Where is your sanctuary? Is it a person, a place, or a thing? What makesContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 8”

DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 6

This week’s prompt comes from Write on the DOT Program Advisor and Dorchester writer, Aaron Devine. Aaron writes: For the past 6 years, my wife and I have lived on the first floor of a 3 Decker home near the intersection of Dot Ave and Columbia Road. A few years back, I came up withContinue reading “DotWrite21 Prompt: Week 6”