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The Daily Prompt – July 11 – Create Your Soundtrack



1. Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc)

2. You may write in any format you see fit (fiction, non-fiction, poem, song, script, etc.)

3. Post your piece of writing in the comments section of the website to be considered for the ‘Best Of’ section.

The Prompt:

Music plays a major part in my life, and I often find myself creating soundtracks to my day. What is the 5 song soundtrack to your day? Why?

About Christopher Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is also the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter.

7 comments on “The Daily Prompt – July 11 – Create Your Soundtrack

  1. Matthew Groves
    July 11, 2013

    Well for today I will begin with this early morning mix tape that will include these five songs.
    Drugs of youth- Subhumans
    Franco Un American- NOFX
    Steam Roller- The Adicts
    Turned into a Martian- Misfits
    and the last song to add to my mix tape
    Sailin on- Bad Brains
    these are not in any specific order.

  2. The Running Son
    July 11, 2013

    1. Bassnectar – Hot Right Now

    ……..(better than coffee)

    2. Outkast – in your dreams_(ft. killer mike janelle monae)

    ……..(get my tude on)

    3. Apathy & Sage Francis Freestyle sessions (1of3)

    ……..(High altitude training for rhymes)

    4. Can’t Let You Go – Adam Lambert
    ……..(My girl needs 2 know)

    5. B.o.B Nuthin on You

    ……..(My girl needs 2 know this too)

    (secret track) Grandaddy – He’s simple, he’s dumb, he’s the pilot

    ……..(I like to end on a long, emo note)


  3. The Running Son
    July 11, 2013

    ooops. just wanted links. (:

  4. Hector Lopez
    July 11, 2013

    1.What i got-sublime
    I grew up listening to sublime, and this song is a perfect nostalgic rush for the day.
    2. Heard em say-kanye west
    Kayne’s message in this song always sends chills down my spine.
    3. Skinny love-bon iver
    The smooth feel in this song always puts me in a good mood.
    4. Wonderful world-sam cooke

    Soul music always gets blood flowing.
    5. Tonight-matt and kim
    The dynamic indie duo matt and kim produce a vibrant sound that’s a good jump start for my day.

  5. Mess
    July 11, 2013

    Short Skirt/Long Jacket (Clearly, I am way too confident.)
    All Apologies (Because I am always pissing someone off.)
    Over the Hills and Far Away (But I can’t shake my kids…)
    Afternoon Delight (If I’m lucky!)
    Hang It Up (haters)

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