8 ways to turn admin into writing prompts

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In college I had a bad date with my then-boyfriend. It was clear from the not-talking and him not sharing any of his steak that we were near the end. I used the receipt from that meal as structure for an anti-love love poem — the prose was itemized, the sub-total and the total had explicit meaning.

Though that exercise was a bit hokey and my relationship with the steak-hoarder failed, I…



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