Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Nathaniel Hawthrone 4th of July Writing Prompts

Happy 4th of July!

Today is the birthday of Nathaniel Hawthrone.  Below are some quotes by him.  Respond to one of the quotes in any way you would like.  Try writing for at least 5 minutes.

Sunlight is painting.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
Nathaniel Hawthorne