Tonight, at the bar, I overheard someone say "Well, I'm no Mary Oliver, but --" and then someone had the nerve to order a drink from me. By the time I tracked down the speaker, they couldn't remember what it was in reference to.
Your ghost line prompt is to start a poem with "I'm no Mary Oliver, but--" and show me all the possibilities of what that statement could possibly mean.
Swans are pretty much universally regarded as assholes, and for good reasons. But surely there is one swan out there that's sweet and kind. Tell us about a time you encountered an animal that defies its stereotype: a cuddly hornet, a fidgety sloth, a fish that seems to know where its going. Feel free to make one up, if you can't think of a real example.
If orange can be a flavor and a color, so then can grapefruit, and lime, and processed cheddar. Go deep into describing a color that you can perfectly envision, but isn't commonly thought of as a color.
Write about your best night of sleep. Write about your worst night of sleep.
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