Theme is "It seemed like a good idea at the time." Ysabet is looking for:
optimists, pessimists, gamers, scientists, tricksters, young people, drunks, other folks who often make half-crazy decisions, looking before leaping, making decisions, being unable to make decisions, arguing over what to do, blaming someone for mishaps, plot twists, labs, parks, fairs, ruins, bedrooms, other places where people try wild-ass things, self-blame, entertaining failures, experiments gone wrong, truths and consequences, dire warnings, inspiration, desperation, prank gadgets, catchphrases, and poetic forms in particular.
My prompts this month are:
These prompts are taken from conversations with [Ysabet's] partner; they're not original.
Kudzu and other invasive species
"The fire-suppression sprinkler is not a bondage attachment point."
"Does anyone have access to a pair of bolt-cutters?"
These are original. Or, well, memories, not original thoughts.
"No, I didn't tell you she was dating someone else. You didn't seem to want to know."
"But everyone was asleep and I wanted to go to the playground!"
"The path is *here*, but I want to go look at that tree over *there*."
Similarly, "Oh, the freeway is under construction, I'll just take this exit and go t-- what the fuck is a roundabout doing here?!"
From the mythical _Arizona Bridge Builder's Manual_: Thou shalt build thy bridge across the FULL width of the river, for verily, Hundred-Year Flood height is a more pressing concern than thine aesthetic ideals.
Go bowling for fish! http://ysabetwordsmith.livejournal.com/3087400.html