Welcome to Wordplay Thursday!
I think a huge part of effective writing, songwriting or otherwise, is wrapping intangible ideas or emotions in imagery. I want you to wrap today’s topic in sensory images. Use any or all of the five senses. How does this idea LOOK, SOUND, SMELL, TASTE, and FEEL?
Feel free to get as crazy, genre-appropriate, or as imaginative as you want. The point is to get the creative juices flowing. And it’s a good thing to dig deeper, so don’t stop at the first idea that hits you. Try coming up with at least five things.
Today’s topic is:
I’ll give you an example to get you started:
“He stared through his unfamiliar reflection in the front window with glassy eyes, whiskey breath, a three-day old beard, and the same clothes he wore home from the funeral.”
I’d love to hear what you come up with, so please share in the comments. Oh, and please keep your posts below an R-rating. It’s a family show, after all!
Thanks to Bill Soprano, Earl Keith, Martin Vipond, Tim Bell, Janet Goodman, Tammy Siler, Matt Martoccio, Kim Kondrashoff, Greg Halvorson, Brenda, Shane Tripod, Ken Matthiessen, Joe Slyzelia and everyone else for your great additions to Wordplay Thursday #88 (read it here)! It was a different kinda Wordplay, and yawl stepped up in a big way! Great job!
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