On January 7th 2018, The New York Times had announced that hundreds of women in Hollywood launched a movement titled ' Time's Up ' to counter harassment of women in the entertainment industry and elsewhere. The movement was initiated to give a voice to everyone and make everyone believe that they will be heard.
--Today, write a poem or prose titled ' Time's Up ' against harassment.--
The tradition of exchanging gifts started way back but is still a popular custom across the world. Gifts are transferred according to occasions and although it's a voluntary practice sometimes it also becomes a part of expected social behaviour.
--Today, write a poem or story about a special gift.--
Toru Dutt in the poem "Our Casuarina Tree" explains how the tree continued to hold an important place in her heart even after she grew up because she along with her siblings who are no more, had spent happy moments under it during childhood. The poem speaks volumes about how memories play an important role in our lives.
--Today, write a creative piece about your childhood memories.--
“Give me a flower delicious as the rose
And stately as the lily in her pride”-
“But of what colour?”- “Rose-red,” Love first chose,
Then prayed, -“No, lily-white,-or, both provide”;
And Flora gave the lotus, “rose-red” dyed,
And “lily-white,”- the queenliest flower that blows.
A flower show is an event at which various flowers are displayed and judged for awards. Today take an imaginary visit to a flower show , describe various flowers , compare them and make a flower win!
--Today, write a creative piece comparing and contrasting various flowers.--
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines words with contradictory definitions to coin a new word or phrase. The absurdity of the resulting statement allows writers to play with language and meaning. For example, the phrase " cold fire " is formed from contrasting words. In fact the word " oxymoron " is an oxymoron itself as it is derived from the Greek words “oxys” (meaning “sharp”) and "moros” (meaning “dull”).
--Today , write a creative piece using oxymoron.--