August 10th, 2012

me, me without glasses

How I see myself today

I wrote something in writing group today that I really liked, not as writing, but as a reflection of how I see myself these days. We were writing quickly, steadily, under a 15-minute time constraint, and so what came out was not very well thought out and almost entirely uncensored.

The prompt was: "You walk through a door ..." and this is what I wrote:

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And here I ran out of time.

I found this pretty interesting when reading it aloud in the group (We usually read our pieces aloud after we finish writing.), because it's such a positive picture of me. It's really cool that my off-the-top-of-my-head, uncensored image of myself is so strong, kind, and adventurous.