Small stones

There are tons of writing projects floating around the Net, and most of them don’t really interest me; every once in a while, though, one comes along that just seems made for me – such as the “river of stones” challenge I discovered courtesy of Reb Rachel over at Velveteen Rabbi.  As they describe it, the challenge is simple: “A small stone is a very short piece of writing that precisely captures a fully-engaged moment.

Take the trouble to notice something around you, engage with it and write about it (poetry or prose, however it comes to you) – this speaks so clearly to the impulse that lay behind the creation of this blog that I can’t resist it… so I plan to take up this challenge and post the results here daily (or as close as I can manage) through January. Honestly, I’ll probably start trying out the exercise today, but I’m committing to sharing the results come the first of the year.


About Erik

Husband, father, biblioholic, singer, drummer, Pagan, UU
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