"You Reading This, Be Ready"

Starting here, what do you want to remember?
How sunlight creeps along a shining floor?
What scent of old wood hovers, what softened
sound from outside fills the air?

- “You Reading This, Be Ready” by William Stafford

writing prompt

What sounds do you hear in this moment?


Grab a pen & notebook. Write the prompt at the top of the page.

Set a timer for 10 minutes. Or 5. Or 2!

Write whatever arises in your heart, mind, body, and soul. Don’t stop to think or edit - keep your pen moving.

Accept ALL that you write - the pretty, the ugly, the “boring." and let yourself discover what wants to be felt, known, expressed, released...