Writing Prompts from the Cocoon, May 12

Eavan_Boland_in_1996This week’s prompt is a quote from Eavan Boland, who died suddenly on April 27.

“I was aware,” she said, “that it was easier to have a political murder as the subject of an Irish poem than a baby or a washing machine.”

And as a bonus prompt, begin a piece of writing with the first line of The Pomegranate:

The only legend I have ever loved is…


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