Welcome to Wordplay Thursday!
Today, we’re going to try something a little different for your writing prompt- something called “NEW WINDOWS.”
Songwriters are always trying to describe an old room through a new window. For example, we all try to find a fresh, compelling way to tell a love story- or a heartbreak story. That fresh perspective is the “new window.”
For example, you might describe the “old room” of a love story through the “new window” of the guy’s dog.
The dog used to go camping with him every weekend- and loved it. Now the dog watches him shave, leave the house, and smells perfume on him when he gets home. Eventually, the dog watches her move in with him. How does that change things for our four-legged friend? One day they bring home a little baby who, before you know it, is crawling up to the dog and tugging his ears.
That’s a new window into an old room.
Today, try writing a love song through the window of a…
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!
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God Bless and Enjoy the Journey,