Barren Landscapes

Describe the barren landscapes of January in a poem, short story, or in an essay.

January oftentimes offers landscapes that seem desolate, lifeless, and colorless. While these can be haunting, the skeletal beauty of this season only enhances the detail in one’s surroundings. Try to capture the essence of January in your writing. How do barren trees, icy winds, and bleak skies make you feel? This prompt encourages a deep dive into descriptive language and setting.

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