What story does this illustration inspire for you?

Use your imagination to write the opening of a short story of poem that strings together two or more of the events pictured in this calendar. Or, tell us about a memory from your own life that this picture reminds you of.

Post your piece in the comments, then read the related Opinion essay to learn the real story.

Find many more ways to use our Picture Prompt feature in this lesson plan. You can find all our Picture Prompts in this column.