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I, Ted Cruz Have Reconsidered My Position on Having Only One Door in Schools to Prevent Shootings Because Obviously Zero Doors Would be Even Safer

In the wake of the tragic school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, there has been lots of finger pointing and…

Josh Bard
May 27, 2022
Politics
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Ways I Convince Myself I Am Saving the Environment

How are YOU saving the environment? Another hilarious incomplete and growing list from Zach Straus, the humanitarian hero we need right now.

Gordon St. Raus
May 27, 2022
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The {View from Here}: Allegany State Park

The views at Allegany State Park are incredible indeed—but it has more than just great sights. Erin paints a vivid picture of delights for all five senses.

Erin Vail
May 27, 2022
Prompts, Travel
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The Fish: Finding Your Peace in a Frenetic World

Is there anything quite like a good day of fishing? A man escapes the frenetic pace of his daily life to find his freeing counterbalance.

Heather Shaff
May 26, 2022
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{TAG! You’re It:} Sam Hedenberg

With two books published, Sam Hedenberg is The Prompt’s most prolific and charming personal essayist. Join us as we learn more about his process and great ideas.

Eric Mochnacz
May 26, 2022
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{POETRY:} News in Reverse

Thoughts, prayers, and poetry in the only nation where this happens regularly. Horrified and heartbroken about reports of the disgusting lack of action.

Jillian Conochan
May 25, 2022
Politics
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Love Is Scary: Meet-Cute At the {Rollercoaster}

Ever met someone online and agreed to meet somewhere? Two small town strangers who may just have the meet-cute they had hoped for at the town carnival.

Eric Mochnacz
May 25, 2022
Prompts
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Accepting Submissions: {ROLLERCOASTER} Writing Prompt

Want to get published & join the community of writers at The Prompt? Send us an original post using ROLLERCOASTER as your prompt and we’ll publish the best!

The Prompt Staff
May 25, 2022
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POETRY: The {Algorithm} of My Modern Situation

When we go to the Muses with our requests, maybe we shouldn’t be asking for inspiration. Maybe it’s more about turning off than turning on.

Keven Balderas
May 24, 2022
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