Day 21: One word to sum up this year

Following on from Sunday's prompt, let's try this:

If you had to pick one word to sum up 2021, what would it be?

Maybe it's a word to sum up your personal experiences, or a word to sum up global experiences (shitshow comes to mind)... but see if you can choose a word.

Then write a little about why you've chosen that word. Think about why it might be true... and also why it might not be true.

You could try looking at it from a different point of view: what would someone else's word be? Why?

Set your timer for 5 minutes and think on paper.

Happy scribbling,


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