Slashing Prose

Skill: Slashing Prose

Prose: normal, everyday writing without and specific structure; writing that is not poetry.

Slashing Prose: A technique for creating lines of poetry.  Take normal, everyday writing (prose) and chop away unnecessary words, leaving only important phrases.  These phrases can be used as lines of poetry.  You can take useful words and phrases out of your ordinary writing and make lines of poetry with those words and phrases.

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