Somehow, a prompt has gone missing from the Tips From The Bar timeline on Bostonpoetryslam.com. Fear, not!
This week, we steal from Kythryne Aisling from Manchester's Slam Free or Die reading, who donated a fake Monet painting to the raffle because neither she, nor her soon to be former partner, wanted to take custody of it during the divorce.
This is sort of the opposite of the Kitchen Table Prompt, as this time, you are making the case for why you DON'T want to take certain tangible or intangible thing from your crumbling relationship.
The day I was born, a tornado hit Birmingham, killing twenty-three people. Seventy-three people were killed when Southern Airways Flight 242 crashed in New Hope, Georgia. Magnetic Resource Imaging was first used successfully (my mother went back to college to become an MRI tech int he 1990s). The EPT pregnancy test went public the month I was born. Star Wars: A New Hope went public about a month later.
Find a public event, or a celebrity birthday, or a celebrity death day, or something besides your own birth that is significant to you , that happened on or around the time you were born. Now chart your life, in comparison to that event.
For example, if you were born the day Nevermind was released, how have you aged in comparison to that album?
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