The 2020 Daily Writing Challenge – August 27

Jo Hawk

2020 Daily Writing Challenge

Writing is like driving at night in the fog.
You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
– E. L. Doctorow

Today is Day 240 of the 2020 Daily Writing Challenge.

Did you write yesterday? Half of the year is in our rear-view mirror, and I am drawing a line in the sand. The targets I missed, the stories I didn’t compose, they no longer matter. These last six months are history. Done. I won’t lie, 2020 kicked me in the head, leaving me stunned, unsteady, and incapable of completing anything beyond basic tasks. I bet I am not alone, but don’t count me out yet. They say what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger, right? I am confident I will discover I am more capable than I have ever been. I dug deep, reevaluated my annual goals, and I decided…

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Writing Out Chaotic Thoughts and Emotions to Discover Your Real Consciousness – Daily Quote

Jo Hawk


We face hundreds of choices daily. We make mundane decisions without a thought. What to eat for lunch, the route we take to work, each may seem inconsequential. But we often opt to pursue a new career or move halfway around the globe, life-altering moves, taken with little regard to consequences. Large or trivial, each decision has the potential to impact the quality of our world.

Conscious reflection leads to a developed philosophy as opposed to relying on emotions and gut instincts. Writing, reasoning, and contemplation allow us to lead an examined existence, one worth living, they say.

The process boosts my rational mind and organizes my thoughts. Through my work, I discover clarity and direction. It helps me develop a phenomenal vision of the future. Cultivating extraordinary farsightedness grants me the ability to imagine a destiny built on intention. Living in a manner aligned with my core values crystalizes…

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As Daylight Wanes

Charmed Chaos

Let’s go to the garden my love
and stroll among fragrant flowers
Let’s waste away remaining hours
serenaded by mourning doves 
on high amidst green leaves above

Come sit with me, linger awhile
as daylight wanes on sun’s dial
I want to gaze upon your face
lost in our passionate embrace
basking in your glorious smile

Ronovan Writes Décima Challenge Prompt No. 20

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