The Poetry Question

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The Daily Prompt – December 5 – One Line Autobiography


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-

Write your autobiography in one line.

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.

4 comments on “The Daily Prompt – December 5 – One Line Autobiography

  1. Robert Long
    December 5, 2013

    From Canby to Vancouver I migrate.

  2. JG Allan
    December 5, 2013

    I was born, I learned to live, I lived to learn, things happened and I grew physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, metaphorically, and realistically; someday I will die.

  3. The Running Son
    December 5, 2013

    Born one. One split into two; the diamond side prism’d light and renewed like the sun. The jade portion was known to be full of itself, to fade and crescent at times, then to blink out like any old star.

  4. Christopher Margolin
    December 5, 2013

    I was born a character with no author in sight, yet forged my own path, and became the writer of my life.

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