#10 – You stand accused of killing the Queen. The only person who can vouch for you is her ghost. No one can see her.

I did not kill the Queen, I plea, I did not kill her, can't you see? Her ghost sits there, in that blood red chair, And her finger does not point at me. I wrote this in my translation class as part of an exercise and wanted to share it on here. Short but sweet, …

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#9 Describe what’s going on in at least three sentences where most of the words are alliterative.

Pitted paint strokes of white pepper the sky. The girl bellow gazes glibly, gladly, ambiguously. Carpet centred elegantly, elevated upon scorched sand. Sea or sky? Blotchy paint bleeds; betwixt borders blends hues of blues. Scratched is the sand by the painter's brush; stroked organically, deeply, deliberately. Blue is her face, blue is her hair: ponytail, …

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#8 This image is the culmination of a swash-buckling narrative filled with adventure, love, and loss. Tell the tale.

Theirs is a tale of eternal separation; a tale of two hearts forever conspiring but never connecting. She carries the salt water, while he carries the sweet. No matter how much they share, they will never be one true unit. At certain points they meet, encircle, entwine, caress and collide. They know they belong together, …

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#7 It has recently been discovered that sloths love high tea…

...This is a picture recently captured in a tree in South America. Describe the phenomenon for a science article in Science Today. While researching the dietary habits of the animal so laid back that its name is synonymous with laziness, Eliza Dolan's photography team headed for the heights of the sloths' natural habitat. What they …

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#6 You get a call in the middle of the night: it’s a lawyer. You’ve inherited an estate, but there’s a catch.

I'd just settled myself down with a nice steaming cup of chamomile when the most peculiar occurrence fell upon me: a phone call! At this late hour! I mean, my goodness, I remember the days when nobody would dare to call past teatime and here I am settled in bed at 23:30 and I am …

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#5 Random Wikipedia Article: Go to Wikipedia and click on Random Article. Write about whatever the page you get.

Alan found an Allotrioceratidas on the beach one day, Lucky luck me, he thought, and continued to play Lots and lots, among sand and rocks, On Lemon Lolly Bay. Then when he got home, Ran around and answered the phone, In his sack, he cast his mind back On the Allotrioceratidas which to important folk must …

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#4 After living their whole life as an atheist, when they die they arrive at The Pearly Gates and they’re confronted by Saint Peter.

There was a certain man in Cornwall called Colin, a legend of what was called the Fisherman’s Guild, a doubtful man and one who had never feared God unlike the rest of his household, who flaunted his fish selfishly, and prayed to God never. About the ninth hour of the day he saw clearly in …

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#3 Your villain has to go to therapy to discuss their issues. Write about what transpires during the session.

Receptionist: Mr. Vincent Norton, you can come into Dr. Barrymore's office now. Vincent: Ugh. You know I don’t need to be here, right? Receptionist: Actually, from what he tells me about you, you really need to be here. Vincent: Wait, what? Doesn’t that violate, like, codes and shit? Receptionist: I’m sleeping with him though. Vincent: …

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