A Long Walk Home by Franz

Rain pours down on me
as I seek home it’s been a
long walk; I look up
the clouds split, the sun bleeds a
bright light as I find my way


Congratulations to this week’s community favorite, Franz. You can find the original piece on his blog, here.

Be sure to check in Monday for the newest prompt.

Photo Credit: SanelMemic on deviant art/ Design Credit: Laura A. Lord

Just Be Voting

We prompted you this week to motivate us and inspire us! We issued a challenge for your to challenge us to be better!

Now we’re challenging you to vote on the challenges offered in response to our challenge.

Read that five times fast.

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A Long Walk Home by Franz