Think back about …

Pain

Surely we’ve all had pain in our lives — both physical and mental. By definition pain is an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience associated with actual or potential damage to one’s bodily or mental health.  And because pain is an individual and completely subjective experience, no two people respond or tolerate it in the same way. What kind of pain — either physical or emotional — have you endured? Was it alleviated? If so, how? Think back about Pain and share forward!

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

MOTHERF-
There, we learn profanity before we learn of the adventures of Dick and Jane. Letting fly a string of curses when angry or [...]
You Know You’re Getting Old When Pain Becomes Your Best Friend
Alright, alright alright, let’s talk about pain. You know, that delightful little companion that shows up uninvited and [...]
Organ Recitals
My friends and I often engage in organ recitals — Not the musical type but rather what is hurting today and can it be fixed.
Sciatica
Sciatica Altho I’ve borne a child I can’t say I’ve experienced the pain of childbirth.   Early in my labor the doctor [...]
Migraine
Migraine I must have been 11 or 12 the first time it hit me. I was sitting in the back seat with my friend Paula as her [...]

New Stories on Old Prompts

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Periodo Especial
Doing original theater is very different from dredging up the old chestnuts. Sometimes there’s nothing you can do but laugh.
Prompted By Theater
May 25, 2017
Nine to Five
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When I graduated from college, I was pretty sure I wanted to go to law school eventually, but I was VERY sure that I wanted [...]
Prompted By Working
September 8, 2016

Think back about …

Pain

Surely we’ve all had pain in our lives — both physical and mental. By definition pain is an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience associated with actual or potential damage to one’s bodily or mental health.  And because pain is an individual and completely subjective experience, no two people respond or tolerate it in the same way. What kind of pain — either physical or emotional — have you endured? Was it alleviated? If so, how? Think back about Pain and share forward!

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