Welcome to The Time Is Now, your weekly poetry and fiction prompts to keep you writing all year long.
Transform a poem that you've written or write a new poem without using the first person.
Imagine a character whose job--such as a banker, thrift store cashier, babysitter, college president--typically implies certain traits about this person and a certain lifestyle. Write a story in which this character's life outside of his or her work is drastically different from what is typical. Explore in your writing why this is so, using it to inform the plot and to create tension in the story.
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