December Writing Prompt: Week of 12/24

Theme: Transformations

Exercise: Create an open form, or prose poem.

For this exercise, pick a favorite myth or fairytale. While focusing on metamorphosis, transformation and transmutation, creatively retell the tale as a poem.


Gretel in Darkness by Louise Glück

Transformations by Anne Sexton (collection)

This month’s writing theme is brought to you by:


Amelie Florence

Originally from Boston, MA, and currently living in Long Beach, CA, Amelie holds a BA in creative writing with a minor in comparative world literature. She is the co-creator of Two Girl Book Party, an online monthly book club and will be launching her website, Fête Lit, soon!

She is a plant lady, dog mama, book polyamorist, and writer of poems and stories. Check her out on Instagram @florenceandthebookparty