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Each week, we issue a writing prompt to our own staff, guest contributors, and readers like you. We welcome guest submissions, so if you’re interested in being featured or regularly contributing to the site, email your responses to kelaine.conochan [at]

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

We have a special

Project for you.


Roses are red,

Some lilies are white,

Who cares about flowers?

We want you to write!


The window is tight

It’s a Wednesday deadline

We must get these up

Before Valentine’s!


The Prompt is a place

Creativity thrives

So write us a post

And come join our hive

This Week’s Writing Prompt: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue

Looking for something to write about? This week, we’re looking for new posts (and new writers) using the prompt of Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue. And, we’re not narrow-minded ninnies, so it doesn’t even have to be a poem!

If you’ve got an inspired ideas about how to respond to this week’s prompt, send us your submission of 400-700 words. Write us anything that comes to mind when you think of Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue. It can be a personal essay, a poem, short story, script, or anything else original and fresh. Just make it worth our while and we’ll publish it, include it in our newsletter, and give you the chance to join the creative, talented staff writers here at The Prompt.

Email your responses to by Wednesday, February 12th at midnight EST.

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