Raw Lit: From Mite to Might

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

By D. Avery

Their colors are those of Tibetan prayer flags, but these squares are not yet whispering in the wind. An unassuming plastic wrapped cube; they appear to be ordinary post-it notes. These are not ordinary post-it notes to be used for mundane purposes. This five-colored cube is composed of post-it notes destined for a special purpose. They will remain in their pristine packaging, neat and orderly until I’m ready to apply them to their designated task. For now I am inspired by their contained order while the story they will eventually help shape and organize swirls free-form in my head.

Ha! I happened to notice the word count (opening paragraph) — exactly 99 words. That’s seriously funny. And if there had been a prompt with “prayer” or “flag” or “post-it” those 99 words would suffice, no more, no less. 99 words come more easily since my early days…

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10 thoughts on “Raw Lit: From Mite to Might

    • Good morning, D! So nice to see you here today, especially since I’m running late on my blogging, etc, this morning. I’ll be reading your full post shortly, but in the meantime, I can see this is going to be a good one! Will comment more as soon as I catch up. Thanks for starting the day off on a great note. (See what I did there?) 😀 ❤

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