Poetry Wales will be posting weekly/fortnightly prompts for its new competition Wales Poetry Award. Prompts are not mandatory nor required for submission, but intended as inspiration for new writing. Wales Poetry Award is open to international contemporary poetry and closes for submissions 28 November 2019. Click for more information.
Writing prompt #7: Write a recipe
The hyper-focus of following one for the first time. A careful tipping of the heaped spoon into a pan. Is that too much salt? Holding up pastry to the light. Crimping. Rolling. Stretching. Chop, chop, chopping. Lid. Time to dress. And candles. Or plates. Someone set the table. They’re late. Ingesting the secret ingredient. (It’s tomato ketchup, not love.) Write a recipe.
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