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Meet Shaka, the Escape Artist

A 4 A.M. pizza run reveals Shaka’s secret super power. She’s not just a regular puppy. This dog is a skilled escape artist.

Nicole C. Prince
June 2, 2020
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POETRY: Big Magic

A gorgeous walk through nature, understanding the thoughts and energy that come from everything, everywhere, in every direction.

Seth Monk
May 29, 2020
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Things I Might Really Mean When I Tell Someone “Good To See You!”

Oh, hey! GOOD TO SEE YOU. Sometimes we don’t actually mean what we say, at face value. Sometimes, there’s a little more subplot.

Zach Straus
May 25, 2020
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Struck By a Memory: A Piece of Toast

While we’re all forced apart, Erin finds herself thinking back on memories of her grandfather, brought on suddenly by a plate of toast.

Erin Vail
May 25, 2020
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The Incident at the Grocery Store

An altercation in line leads to complete pandemonium at the grocery store. But the chaos, the masks, and the touching are no match for the twist ending.

Billy Hafferty
May 21, 2020
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Things Trump Should Be Taking Instead of Hydroxychloroquine

Though it has NOT been proven effective, President Trump admitted he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19. Here’s what we recommend instead.

The Prompt Staff
May 20, 2020
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POETRY: Sundays in Stamford

Remembering the time after church those long Sundays, when the adults were still enjoying their own communion but the kids were suspended in place and time.

Heather Shaff
May 15, 2020
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Profession Confession

So polished. So confident. So self-assured. In this critical lesson, Ryan Fay would like you to know that he’s actually none of these things.

Ryan Fay
May 15, 2020
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Dear Pythia: How to Tell Friends They’ve Gained the ‘Quarantine Fifteen’

Have your friends been stress-eating during the COVID-19 crisis? Yikes. The “quarantine fifteen” is real, folks. How do you make it stop?

Dear Pythia
May 7, 2020
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