If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad. -Lord Byron
Prompt: What must you empty from your mind today to keep from going mad?
I suppose that sounds a bit dramatic.
Your second prompt option: Use the line below as a first line as a poem or story or memory, and go with it.
"At the river, we wept. . ."
This prompt was inspired by a Lord Byron poem. You can read it here: