“Reciting, her voice took on resonance and firmness, it rang with the old fervor, with ferocity even. She was teaching me one more, almost her last, lesson: emotions do not grow old.” -from One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

Write about an old person reliving some of their most passionate moments (e.g. sex, marriage, heartbreak) and then being jolted back to reality. / Write about an old person being mocked for their “fiesty-ness” and that person’s inner response and reflections.

Submit all prompt for publication consideration to: brenauelixir@gmail.com.

(Note: you must be a current student at Brenau University in order to submit; we do not accept pieces longer than 1,00 words; all writers retain their copyrights).