Here’s a bit of creative writing fun we can have for the last half of October, the approach to Halloween. Look at this photo from Carlos Miguez Macho of someone walking in the street. (I don’t believe I would be permitted to display the image here.) Then write a few sentences, a momentary scene based on the photo.
I suppose I should start, but look at the photo before reading the submissions. I shouldn’t do this so spur-of-the-moment, but I will.
“Dear God! I’d give thee a year of my life for an hour of my old strength! Get me to her in time!” The wind did not abate, and Señor Guerrero felt no new strength. He leaned further into the wind and tried not to think of the dead he left behind and the dead who were to come if he could not stop them from taking his prescription.