As we enter winter, the days shorten, and at least here in the Pacific Northwest, the cloud cover grows. Soaking up moments of light and sun feels even more important for our mental health. We’re appreciating this painting by Frank Okada, on view in the Hoffman Lobby. The work evokes such a strong feeling of the warmth of sitting in the sun. We invite you to spend some time today capturing this warmth in your writing, so that you can revisit it again on a cloudy day.
We have two prompts to help you get started. As always, you can choose one, both, or write whatever else comes. Set a timer for 9 minutes and just keep your pen or pencil moving.
In the sunlight… / I’m holding onto…
Writing in community is powerful. We are grateful to our longtime partner Write Around Portland for the writing prompts and inspiration. You can revisit past Sunday posts and look for continuing weekly posts through the year. Please share your work with us! @writearoundpdx @portlandartmuseum #RespectWritingCommunity #WriteAroundPAM