Creative: Write a letter to Patrick White telling him what you think of any one of the texts you have read this week. Dear Mr White, You have a way of capturing your audience’s attention at the very beginning of your works. When I see the title, The Prodigal Son, I imagine gaining an understanding of a … More Dear Mr White…
CREATIVE Write a paragraph of prose in the style of Henry Lawson. The dry air fills my lungs in a weird sort of comforting way, like a congested hug from a friend that you can’t detach from. Slightly uncomfortable, very constricting, but welcome. The wheels that tread the reddened ground raise the individual pieces of … More Engraved in my Mind
Creative: Charles Harpur’s love sonnets to Rosa are a model for all love sonnets. Using the style and structure of a Harpur sonnet, write a love sonnet to your own beloved! Can you create images as fiery as his! To the one that makes me laugh, until my laugh sounds acceptably okay the … More Eighteen.
(Creative) Describe a landscape that you love- it could be your own backyard. What does this description show you about your values, your relationship to the landscape? Obnoxiously loud, but outstandingly welcoming, I crave to see the streets that I once roamed. The walls that crawled up towards the sun were worn down … More Writings Within the Walls