Famous Starts, Humble Endings, an exercise

Hello! Welcome to the writing game of Famous Starts, Humble Endings. Each week, I'll bring you superb works by famous writers, and we'll ruin them and laugh about it. Maybe, just maybe, we'll get ideas for a project...but that's not the goal. The goal is to have fun. Let's start with writing poetry. I'll give … Continue reading Famous Starts, Humble Endings, an exercise

Famous Starts

Famous starts, but instead of a Humble Ending, let's do another Internal Comparison. I'm taking all the starter sentences today from Edna St. Vincent Millay. I found hers harder to do than the Merwin ones. Oddly, I think this is because she is so precise in her word choice and clear in her meaning. You'd … Continue reading Famous Starts