1001 Writing Prompts About Flowers

1001 Writing Prompts About Flowers

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Flowers would make great inspiration for any kind of story, whether you are writing a novel or short story, as they offer infinite possibilities. This is because they work in any genre, from coming-of-age and romance to science fiction and fantasy. What’s more, you could also incorporate them into your story in many ways. You could talk about them in a literal sense or use them as metaphors and symbols with hidden meanings. 

If you’re an aspiring writer who wants to write about flowers or an author in a bad writing rut looking for inspiration, here are some writing prompts to help you out:

Hold a pencil with your non-dominant hand and describe the color of the flower that comes to mind.

  • Write a poem about a forest with no flowers.
  • Write a song describing flowers.
  • Write a scary story about flowers.
  • Write a song or poem about flowers in your life.
  • Then write a story where plants or trees are your main characters.
  • Write an obituary for your favorite flower.
  • Write about your garden.
  • Write about a human born as a plant.
  • The first flower on the planet after the end of the ice age
  • Some parts of your body use pollen and others flowers.
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  • Write a scene in which two characters argue about plants
  • Write about a flower that keeps vanishing from its vase.
  • How does this flower make you feel?
  • You are lucky enough to live on an island full of flowers.
  • Write a story about your life quilt.
  • Write a poem that tells the mood at the height of spring.
  • Write a story told through plant-speak.
  • Write about a toxic plant that grows in your backyard.
  • What flower captivates you?
  • For five minutes, write about a marvelous flower you have never seen.
  • Write a poem to a cat about mice
  • Write about a garden war between vegetable life and flower life.
  • Write a story that takes place in a garden
  • Write about your favorite plant.
  • Write a dialogue between a flower and person
  • Write about an encounter with a flower
  • There are flowers in the woods.
  • Flowers can bring peace to those lost in the forest.
  • Create a new flower for the world.
  • Write a love poem about two people who met the year their grandfather gave them the same rose bush.
  • Write about a heartbreak or loss of any kind that happened during the same time a special flower bloomed.
  • List as many uses for flowers as you can think of.
  • Write a story that involves a special plant
  • Write about your garden
  • How does your garden grow?
  • Describe a flower in great detail.
  • Flowers in California have just begun to bud. Write about your favorite flower.
  • What has been the sweetest day in your life?
  • Write about an amazing flower you’ve seen.
  • Write about something you once saw in a garden or in the wild.
  • Make up a story about that.
  • Plants are living beings, just like you and me.
  • What would flowers say if they could talk?
  • Describe the best funeral you’ve ever attended.
  • Describe your life in a garden.
  • What if your pen was a flower?
  • Write about someone who is a “master gardener.”
  • Write about a memory or moment you’ve shared with your best friend.
  • Write about a flower.
  • Write about your garden.
  • Write a story from the point of view of a flower.
  • What if flowers could talk?
  • Would they feel any emotions?
  • What kind of flowers do you think your personality is like?
  • How does love change a person’s life?
  • What thing makes flowers blooming?
  • Write about a magical flower garden.
  • Write about a giant flower.
  • Write a story in which flowers have magical powers.
  • What kind of flowers would sing best in your garden?
  • Step inside the point of view of a flower.
  • Write about a choice you made in your life that you’re happy about.
  • Write about a flower that betrayed you.
  • Write about an interesting flower you have seen.
  • Your protagonist grows up in a flower shop.
  • Flowers and Farmers
  • What kind of flower would you be, and why?
  • Write a story about a sentient plant character.
  • Make up a story about your garden and don’t forget the flowers.
  • Write a story about a flower that gave advice.
  • Do you know your flower personality?
  • Write a list poem about flowers
  • Write a story about a plant growing magic.
  • Come up with a new name for a flower.
  • If a flower were a musical instrument, what kind of music would it make?
  • Write about a garden you visited.
  • Write a story where you go back in time. You find a plant or seeds of a plant. You take them back and plant them, unintentionally changing history.
  • Who doesn’t love flowers. Write about what you love about flowers
  • Write a short story on how you imagine flowers communicate.
  • A character learns the meaning of friendship because of flowers.
  • The paper flowers still look beautiful after being used. Write about that.
  • What do plants dread at night?
  • What would happen if flowers could walk?
  • Write about the experience of missing someone.
  • What might they say?
  • Write a poem about two flowers talking to each other
  • A plant-definition of self-care
  • What kind of flowers would you most like to have for a pet?
  • Mention a favorite flower in three poems.
  • Write about someone struggling to grow a beautiful wild flower.
  • If you know a plant that can live forever, what would you ask it to talk about?
  • Take a walk in your garden or around your neighborhood and describe flowers in your surroundings to capture the essence of youthfulness.
  • What would your plant do if no one were around?
  • Write a story about a gardener trying to save a crop of important flowers.
  • Write an imaginary story about a flower.
  • Three story starters based around flowers.
  • Write about a trial seeing as if it were flowers.
  • Write about what your favorite flower would say to you.
  • When you look at the flower, what do you see?
  • Write your own flower fable.
  • The world you created is about to be destroyed. You can only save one object. What would it be?
  • Write about a time when you had mixed feelings about getting flowers.
  • Write about a flower that cures everything.
  • Write a story that is told from the point of view of a flower.
  • Write a dialogue between a plant and a flower about whether the plant should change colors.
  • What would a plant say to you if it had a mouth and could speak?
  • The quest of a flower to bloom, and to get noticed.
  • What if flowers could scream?
  • The most beautiful flower in the world dies. The flower explains why.
  • You’ve just transferred to a new school and there is a new girl you are
  • The world’s only perfect rose has wilted.
  • What is the origin of a flower?
  • What would flowers tell you/us if they could?
  • Write about an old abandoned greenhouse.
  • Write a poem about flowers that a girl named Jane could read aloud.
  • Write about a fantastic garden of rare and unusual flowers.
  • Write a story that either takes place in a greenhouse or a forest.
  • Describe how a flower smells to you
  • Flowers can represent too many emotions.
  • What will you do with that flower?
  • Write about someplace you dream about.
  • Use ‘red’ in a story about nature.
  • Describe your first experience with a flower.
  • Write a story in which flowers are the main characters.
  • Name your favorite flower or, write a story about a favorite flower.
  • What happens when flowers get their message to people?
  • How would your life change if you were able to talk to plants?
  • The most beautiful flower in the world has just died.
  • Incorporate a flower into your story somehow.
  • Write about a love affair with a tropical flower.
  • Write about your garden.
  • A boy/girl finds a flower that can talk. How does he or she react?
  • Every day your boyfriend brings you flowers. What would you do to express your gratitude and love for him?
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  • I threw a bouquet, it got caught in a bird nest.
  • Write about the first time you discovered a flower.
  • What sorts of unpleasant interactions do flowers have with insects and animals characteristic of your area?
  • What would a plant be great at communicating?
  • Create a poem about a flower you’ve seen.
  • Describe your dream house.
  • Write from the point of view of a plant.
  • A flower is the trait-maker of the plant family. Write about flowers growing in your neighborhood. What are their traits?
  • Write a story that deals with nature and the environment and make the plant’s feelings and emotions a main theme.
  • How would a plant respond if you told it that you hated it?
  • Create a poem featuring flowers.
  • Write a poem about an unusual flower.
  • What does your favorite flower say about you?
  • Write about a daydream you had about a beautiful flower.
  • Allow your imagination to run wild, creating a fantasy garden where the plants speak to you.
  • Describe the perfect garden.
  • Write about a person who is constantly uprooting flowers while looking for a lost diamond ring.
  • You are a flower.
  • What kinds of flowers grow in your garden or in nature?
  • Persuade someone that your flowers are the prettiest thing they have seen
  • Write about your garden
  • Write a story using flowers that have some hidden secret.
  • Write about the Color of Flowers
  • Write a legend about a lucky flower.
  • Write a descriptive essay about a flower.
  • Write about a garden
  • Write about being a flower
  • What other use do flowers have?
  • Make up a story about plants in Heaven.
  • Find something that flowers.
  • When you are done writing, choose your favorite story and type it into your computer.
  • Write a dialogue between two flowers.
  • Write a poem that uses either the wind or water to convey your thoughts about the outdoors.
  • Write about a flower that came back from the dead to bloom again.
  • The cherry blossom petals float gently down to squelch under my heavy boots.
  • Write about an unrequited love story of a flower.
  • Write a story where someone dies and comes back as flowers or a tree. What would they do?
  • What will the world be like in twenty years? Do you think humans will coexist peacefully with plants and animals or will we ravage their planet as we continue to do today?
  • What’s the difference between blood and sap?
  • Write a poem about flowers.
  • Which flower is the most symbolic to you?
  • Somewhere, there is a blue flower
  • Write a poem about a “favorite” plant.
  • Write a poem about a time when someone said that flowers were a waste of life.
  • Write about a tragic hero that is a plant.
  • Coral grows in the Caribbean Sea.
  • Write about why flowers grow where they grow and how.
  • Write a short love story where the main characters are an orchid and a rose.
  • What do you do with a runaway tulip?
  • Write a poem or short story that incorporates an illustrated book you read.
  • Write a haiku using the last syllables of each line.
  • If flowers had feelings, what would be their response to a garden full of weeds and thorns?
  • What kinds of things do you imagine wildlife would say to each other?
  • Write about a seedy side of life.
  • Imagine yourself as a flower.
  • Write a fantasy story that includes plants as people.
  • What do the flowers living at the top of this mountain tell you about your fate?
  • Write about a flower shop.
  • Write about your favorite flower
  • When plants could talk
  • Odysseus tied himself to the mast when he heard the Sirens’ song. But that only worked because he had wax in his ears.’ Write a story from the point of view of the plants.
  • How have flowers affected your life?
  • What if a flower said something?
  • Write a story where they do.
  • Write about an important person in your life setting something that you planted on their grave
  • Write about a character or situation that reminds you of a flower.
  • Have you ever had a conversation with plants or flowers?
  • “The Yearning Stem” Write a story about a potato plant blossoming under unusual circumstances.
  • If a plant could speak, what would it say?
  • A flower’s dying is the most tragic thing in the world.
  • Write a poem about flowers.
  • Why do flowers die?
  • Write a poem about friendship.
  • Is there a right and wrong time to tell a particular person your feelings? Have you ever had that experience when you were in the “wrong” place at the “wrong” time?
  • The greatest legend has now come to life.
  • Write about a day in which you were altogether too busy, and when it was too late, you realized something important and special you’d forgotten or let go by the wayside. It can be anything at all, from mowing the lawn to tea with the queen of England.
  • Write about your relationship with tools and work.
  • Write about terrible tragedies and make them seem funny by using flowers somewhere in your story
  • Write a story describing the most beautiful flower you’ve ever seen.
  • If your life were to change in an instant and all your wishes came true, which flower would you become?
  • Can flowers tell the time from sunrise to sunset and vice-versa? Does red rose mean someone loves you, and so on?
  • What would your garden look like?
  • Write about talking trees
  • No one has ever seen a pink chrysanthemum before. Write about the first time someone sees a pink chrysanthemum.
  • In honor of Easter. Imagine you have a magical flower in your hand. Write about the magical powers of this flower and what you think might happen to you while holding it.
  • Or have a look at this page for more flower composition writing exercises.
  • A group of flowers try to get you to pay attention to them. What do they say?
  • Describe a flower from your future garden.
  • Flowers sometimes tell us secrets.
  • Write about a rainy day.
  • About childhood memories and your life as a child.
  • Write a story about a pair of birds who grow flowers
  • Write about a flower garden.
  • What if it turned out flowers aren’t flowers but spies?
  • Is writing green, eco friendly?
  • Flowers, Nature, and Guilt
  • If you could bring a garden into a book, what kind of story would it go into?
  • Write about your date last night. A flower took part.
  • Write a poem in the voice of a flower.
  • There is a small bit of magic in the land where the four seasons are one year of flowers.
  • Write about crazy plants.
  • Do flowers feel pain?
  • The garden loses all its flowers due to catastrophe or disease, and the gardener is the only one who can find the cure.
  • Books of flowers, telling of battles righteous and otherwise and of love won and lost.
  • Do you think flowers have feelings?
  • Describe the taste or color a flower takes on, depending on the personality or mood which owns it.
  • Write a story where a flower comes to life
  • Write about a flower that only blooms at night.
  • Write a story about an evil flower. Write about a plant that conquers the world.
  • Write about the ugliest flower in the world.
  • Write about your favorite flower.
  • Write a poem about how humans feel when in the presence of others.
  • Write about someone that’s gone away.
  • Write about blossoming love between childhood friends.
  • The weather is too cold, the flowers wilt.
  • Write about the day a penpal sends you a bouquet of flowers out of the blue.
  • How strange did things get when we give animals humanlike qualities and vice versa?
  • Write about the last flower you purchased for someone.
  • Write a story about a flower that has a voice.
  • Write three different endings for one flower story
  • Who was your favorite or least favorite member of your prom royalty court?
  • Is there a flower that brings good luck to you? Write a story about that flower.
  • Describe a moving / touching story about a flower.
  • Ebony was standing in the cold at her birthday party. Tissues were blowing down the hall and other kids were throwing them at each other. But, she has nothing to cover her head with except a flower given to her by a homeless person that had no place in this world. He was asking for loose change down in the dirty streets, and she scarcely had still a penny in her pocket. But, what she did has changed her life forever. She took the tissue and cleaned the flower and planted the flower in the soil in front of their house.
  • What if flowers had no needs or wants?
  • If someone were to suddenly stop caring about how you looked, how would that affect your life?
  • How beautiful flowers are meant to die.
  • Write what the plants are saying to each other.
  • Write what you would say to a flower if plants could talk.
  • Petals sway to the thrumming of the bees.
  • Write about a flower that you wish existed in real life.
  • Cast some of the characters in your story or poem as vegetation.
  • What is your most favorite place for flowers to hang out during the day?
  • Write about the beginning of spring.
  • Write about a flower on your birthday.
  • Write about your favorite season and why you like it
  • Write about a lone flower waiting for the rain.
  • A lonely skeleton is planting flowers in A lonely skeleton is planting flowers what seems to
  • The end of civilization is but a flood away from happening. Global warming has caused the ice caps and glaciers to melt, causing the oceans to rise and gush on to the land, covering everything from the streets and homes to the trees and entire winter wonderlands with seawater. Before it’s too late, there are only a few places in the world where people are trying feverishly to collect all the seeds of every plant on earth, packing them in suitcases and making their way toward the mountains in the hope of starting the world over again by isolating/preserving some of the most beautiful specimens of plant life on the planet. They only have so much time to get as many plants as they can before the whole world turns salty and gets consumed by the ocean. Which plants are the most beautiful of all? This is a writing prompt about plants and evolution.
  • Write about a black flower on a white hill
  • Use a flower to illustrate a moment in your life.
  • Write about a flower that represents a special person or thing.
  • Your cousin is hot for flowers.
  • Write about your favorite flower
  • Write about a garden that’s haunted by a long-vanished gardener, or haunted by a live person.
  • Ever feel blue?
  • What sort of flowers, if any, would each season have in my opinion?
  • What if all plants disappeared from the earth?
  • Write a story about a moment in time captured by flowers.
  • Write about your garden.
  • Write about a flower in bloom
  • Write a poem in the voice of a flower.
  • Write about the loneliest flower.
  • Write a poem about a flower’s metamorphosis.
  • Your wife / husband sent you a bouquet of flowers. Next, you find out flowers are just produced for the commercialization. They have no physiological response to being human touch. Write about that.
  • Write about a friendship that begins with a flower.
  • Many ancient customs have incorporated flowers into the wedding ceremony. Tell about a cultural tradition you know.
  • Write a wish that plants might grant.
  • What if your favorite flower could talk?
  • Write about the time you were surprised to discover a bed of flowers.
  • All of the flowers in my garden were destroyed yesterday in a storm.
  • What would a plant say to a human if it could?
  • Location, Location,
  • Describe the color of flowers
  • Watch “Black Narcissus” and write about it
  • Describe the worlds you want more in.
  • Tell what animals think about flowers.
  • Write from a plant’s perspective.
  • What if they could move?
  • A man hands a woman a beautiful bouquet. What could the bouquet symbolize?
  • What’s buried deep inside a flower?
  • Watching a meadow in bloom could fill your mind with ideas for …
  • Flowers are more beautiful and the ant is scarred.
  • Write about your favorite flower and describe how it smells.
  • Write about the time you planted a special flower that didn’t grow.
  • Write about what it feels like to be a flower.
  • Describe a flower that you have always thought was really ugly.
  • What is your least favorite flower?
  • Write about a garden you’ve visited.
  • Write about the kind or selfish person.
  • Flowers have feelings.
  • What if the flower could win your heart?
  • Write about the resurrection of Napoleon’s army.
  • Describe your perfect garden
  • Floating in space is a flower of marvellous glow.
  • What kind of flowers grow in your character’s garden?
  • Write a tale about a marigold next to a rose.
  • Write about a time when you and your significant other spent time with flowers.
  • Write a scene where each character is holding a different flower at the end, blossom-down
  • Write a flashback about the first time you were picked flowers.
  • Write about someone taking care of flowers.
  • Flowers give me a lifting feeling.
  • Your favorite flower has been stolen by the dreaded Acme Bad Guy.
  • What is your best specimen?
  • What would flowers say if they could speak to us?
  • A flea falls in love with a flower.
  • Write a story in which there is a flower that inspires love or something that has beauty
  • Write about things on your plants
  • Write a poem about your favorite flower
  • Write about a garden.
  • Write a short story in which all the plants are beautiful, but one plant, a flower perhaps, that is ugly.
  • Write about a mysterious flower
  • Write about a local flower that you like
  • Tell an event that happened that changed the way you view flowers.
  • Write about your first memory of flowers
  • You are an artificial flower
  • What were the weirdest flowers you could find?
  • Write a story from the perspective of a flower.
  • Write a story about a flower that speaks up and another flower that listens.
  • What would your garden say about who you are or what you’re feeling?
  • What if on your wedding day, your parents gave you an unusual bouquet?
  • What happens when revenge using a flower?
  • Write about a funny event that occurred in a flower shop.
  • You hear a very strange noise behind you and slowly turn around.
  • A girl is trying to sell flowers on the street. What does she sell?
  • Are these roses from Robert, or his little nephew?
  • What are the characteristics of your favorite flower?
  • Write about a garden.
  • Write a story about a girl who loves flowers…or hates them!
  • Write about a flower that changed your life
  • Write about a plant that is lonely because man has deserted it. a man that never had a friend.
  • The trees of this forest had said, “We will never let men come in and destroy our
  • A character loses a prized possession. How could it have happened?
  • Imagine you are about to be punished. What kind of flower would your
  • Write about a flower that opens at a non-traditional time of day.
  • Think of a flower that is an odd color. Why is it that color?
  • Write a story in which flowers play an important part
  • Write a poem about a Tulip
  • Write a story from the point of view of a flower.
  • What makes flowers so pretty?
  • Write a poem using petals as the end punctuation.
  • What if flowers were people?
  • Write a postcard to the creator of your favorite flower
  • Describe a scene where emotions are represented through flowers.
  • One of your favorite foods begins to talk.
  • Create a story about plants living in outer space.
  • Write about flowers blooming when a war has just ended.
  • A flower has died and you hear it screaming in agony
  • Write a sad story about a flower in winter.
  • What do you think flowers are saying in your story?
  • Write about a voyage to another planet, where you discover an unknown flower.
  • What would flowers say about your life/character?
  • Describe the last time you had a bouquet of flowers.
  • Write a story from the point of view of flowers in a vase.
  • What if flowers could talk?
  • Write about a plant invention or a weapon introduced in your world.
  • Write a story or poem using only allegory or literary symbolism.
  • Write about an imaginary garden
  • Write a story about flowers.
  • Write about your favorite flower.
  • What if flowers had feelings and feelings were emotions.
  • Your protagonist should find flowers that spell a word or phrase.
  • Write about nature.
  • Write a poem to your favorite flower.
  • Write about your worst experience with flowers.
  • Write a poem to a flower.
  • What if you married a flower?
  • Write a poem or a letter in which you tell someone that they are your favorite flower.
  • Many people are sensitive only to the scent of specific flowers. Write about that sensitivity.
  • There’s no need to limit yourself to just one prompt—write a short story using as many of these as you …
  • Write a poem describing flowers.
  • Write a poem about cobwebs in the forest and the beautiful flowers behind them.
  • Ghost writing
  • Write a story that is told through flowers.
  • Write about the petals of a flower.
  • The scent of your roses is unbearable.
  • What stories does your garden tell?
  • How do light and color affect your impression of a flower?
  • Write about a time when a flower helped you
  • What was the most glorious flower you ever saw?
  • Write a poem giving advice on how to stay happy when it’s raining.
  • Write something about your favorite flower from a different vantage point.
  • Write a story about artificial flowers?
  • Write about an imaginary couple blossoming from an encounter.
  • If you could see the soul of a person through their eyes, what could you tell about them by their irises?
  • What if a flower could talk? Share in four paragraphs.
  • Channel all your poetic intensity into a poem about flowers.
  • How would you teach plants how to read?
  • A girl talks to the person who helped her choose a special flower to bury her grandmother.
  • Write a letter from your favorite flower to its mother.
  • The King or Queen of the flowers would probably be…
  • Write a story about the seed that never came up as a flower, but a different kind of organism.
  • Write a conversation between a plant and human.
  • What if you planted a secret? Write about a secret blossom that houses a special secret.
  • Write about seeds and growing.
  • Imagine that you are a flower. What message would you like to give to the world?
  • What if flowers could make a wish?
  • Write about a character who gets turned into a flower.
  • Describe how a flower makes you feel.
  • Write about a connection between a person and a flower.
  • What is the most important or significant thing you’ve learned from a flower?
  • Describe how one flower makes a person feel.
  • In your opinion, what is the most beautiful flower in the world
  • Write about someone who is in love with a flower
  • What would plants want us to do?
  • Is there a flower that is significant to your family, country, state, etc.
  • What is the meaning of a particular kind of flower?
  • Write a story about a garden that has lots of magical or unusual plants growing in it.
  • Any story you want.
  • Talk about two of your positive traits.
  • A flower for my teacher.
  • Write about something you’d never thought about before.
  • Write about a day in the life of the oldest flower in existence.
  • The beginning or the ending of the world?
  • To a gardener a flower is a treasure most delicious.
  • Write a story in which a primrose represents your main character.
  • Write about a time you felt abandoned
  • Write about what the flowers are saying.
  • Write a story about a plant that kills people
  • Write about, what you think would be the most appealing flower to have growing on your street?
  • Write a magical story where flowers come to life.
  • Write about a conversation you imagine between two different types of flowers.
  • Write about what a garden would say
  • What is your ideal flower?
  • What if people could talk to plants?
  • An old man is planting a flower garden.
  • A bee loses its way.
  • Make up a legend about flowers.
  • Write from the dog’s perspective of seeing Mrs. Jones swooning in her garden.
  • A bouquet of fresh-picked flowers makes a lovely gift when given with love.
  • Write a story using the talking plants as characters.
  • Write about going to the flower shop.
  • Mention one flower in every chapter of your novel and have them add to the plot.
  • Write about a pet flower that has been treated poorly.
  • Write about a battlefield covered with pretty flowers where once there were soldiers.
  • Write about your favorite flower.
  • What if flowers gave gifts to each other instead of us?
  • Write about a flower that your mother loved.
  • Are they some flowers that have unique shapes of leaves?
  • Write a story that uses flowers as a metaphor.
  • Write about a flower that came out at a wrong time. Write about a flower that refused to bloom.
  • Write a poem about a mountain valley covered with wildflowers.
  • Write about an unrequited love
  • Do you believe flowers have healing powers?
  • Would they be silent?
  • Write about a fossil that could talk and love when you walk by the sea.
  • Write a poem about a day in the life of a tree.
  • Looking at a garden can give inspiration for a poem
  • Write a story related to flowers.
  • Write about your favorite edible flower.
  • Write about a flower you would like to grow but have not started.
  • What does a flower say to you?
  • Write a poem about a mother’s love
  • Write about your garden.
  • Write a story in which there is a flower that hears other flowers talking.
  • There is an abandoned greenhouse in an old castle that is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.
  • Who Wants a Cheap Cut Flower?
  • Create a rhyming poem about an animal finding its favorite food.
  • List 5 flowers you found earlier today. Use them in a story.
  • Write something for Mother’s Day about your mom’s favorite flower.
  • Write about your own favourite herb and why you love it.
  • Write a dialogue between a flower and a bug.
  • Write about the day you met your very best friend
  • Zombies attacking gardens…
  • People decide to send inanimate flowers to a loved one in hospital.
  • Describe your ideal writing space.
  • What would plants say if they could talk? Write an essay that repeats the same thing using different types of flowers.
  • Some kids think it’s fun to swing down flowers
  • Observe a flower and describe it using five words.
  • Describe the first time you ever saw a flower.
  • List the different types of flowers the main character in a story…
  • Write what your favorite plant would talk about and who would it tell this story to.
  • What would a flower for you look like?
  • Write about a dream you had where you saw unusual flower fairies.
  • On a summer’s day, the scents taunt him from the garden…
  • When is the best time of year to see your favorite flower?
  • Make a list of ten entertaining uses for plants willing to talk.
  • What is the silliest name you can think of for flowers?
  • Make up a flower of your own, its name, its favorite place to grow, what kind of friends it has, etc.
  • Write a story that includes words, lines, and phrases related to flowers.
  • Is adult love a flower or a weed?
  • Make a list of as many synonyms for the word “flower” as possible, and then arrange them in a poetic sentence.
  • Write a story where the main character is a flower, rather than a person.
  • Write a story about run-ins with ghosts or other supernatural creatures.
  • Write about the origin of your favorite flower.
  • Describe your least favorite flower. How do you react when you see it?
  • Write a story that includes flowers
  • Write about a forbidden garden.
  • What if all flowers in the world died out except one?
  • What would flowers say to people?
  • What would you dream of if you slept with a rose?
  • Plants don’t talk…what do they think then?
  • The plant’s perspective on this book A Monster Calls
  • Flowers bring joy to everyone who touches them. Describe how a character strategically touches a flower. What does this reveal about the character?
  • Write a poem about a flower
  • A writer falls in love with a flower.
  • Your best friend bequeathed her grandmother’s antique china set, but there is one odd plate that she doesn’t know much about.
  • Write about your garden.
  • Write a conversation between a flower and a butterfly
  • Write a story from the point of view of a flower.
  • Write about something that you should have said to someone but didn’t.
  • Would you want to be a flower? How would it change you?
  • Write about fairy dust.
  • Have your protagonist give you a flower.
  • What if humans could grow like plants?
  • Write a poem inspired by flowers.
  • Make a list poem about flowers.
  • Write about a conversation between a person and a plant.
  • Write about a wild flower that you see in the wild.
  • What is the most important quality in a relationship?
  • Life in the flower world
  • What does your love look like?
  • Write about some of your personal experiences involving plants.
  • Write about a flower that has never been seen in the world before.
  • What’s the strangest flower you’ve ever seen?
  • Write about flowers with personalities
  • Describe a beautiful flower garden.
  • What kind of flower would your best friend be?
  • Write a conversation between two plant friends that describe the changes in their seasons.
  • Secret admirers
  • Write about a character that has flowers growing from their head.
  • Write about a garden.
  • About a time or person that was lost.
  • What are some different moral dilemmas you could explore?
  • Write about a magical plant
  • Be my Valentine, one never knows when Cupid’s arrow might strike
  • There’s a gooey pizza on Amanda’s open biology book.
  • Write a story about how your life might change if people could understand what flowers said to them.
  • Write about flowers with powers of language.
  • Write about an imaginary flower.
  • Write a floral fly-on-the-wall account of one day in your life or someone else’s.
  • What might be the significance of trees having flowers? How might they talk? What is their point of view?
  • Write about a time you saw a flower unexpectedly…
  • Write about a meadow that just experienced autumn’s first snow. Write about the silence, the first snowflake, the first snow…
  • What do flowers symbolize to your character?
  • Write a poem/song about flowers.
  • Write a story from a plant’s point of view.
  • Write about an unrequited love that is never attained.
  • With friends you are walking through the desert when suddenly you realize that certain vegetables are talking to you. What do they have to say?
  • Write about what a plant would say.
  • Describe a time you felt overly worried about something that turned out to be nothing
  • Free writing about your favorite flower
  • Write your own version of a Shakespeare sonnet.
  • Write a short story describing a battle between a flower and a boy
  • Describe your favorite flower using three analogies
  • Oscar is allergic to flowers. Write about things he might say whenever he smells flowers
  • Everyone envied the flower that grew in the crack of a wall until it began to weep tears of ink and melt into a puddle.
  • One of the rarest flower species is on display at a museum or public garden or somewhere.
  • Describe the most beautiful place in the world where flowers grow
  • Write about a time when a flower saved your life.
  • Write about a flower that you were given by your lover.
  • Write a story about a 100 year old flower.
  • Write a story about tree like a person
  • Write about your favorite flower.
  • You discover a flower that can grant you two wishes.
  • Write a story about a kind old woman in an old village, the only one who can heal people with her cooking…and flowers.
  • Enter the world of flowers.
  • What would they be?
  • What are some scary flowers?
  • Describe a location with only flowers.
  • Real or not, what’s your favorite flower?
  • I woke up one morning to find something had ravaged all the flowers in my garden.
  • Write a story about a sad memory of a flower
  • Write about what you find most beautiful of a flower.
  • Write a diary entry describing the first time you planted a flower, garden or bowl.
  • Plants are objects. Can you write about them? Try this exercise.
  • Write about a garden you have dreamt up.
  • Write a story about a plant or tree.
  • Flowers that grew on the moon, like in The Little Prince.
  • What would they say to you?
  • Write a poem about plant leaves or flowers.
  • Open a flower shop in outer space.
  • Write about a dragon flower.
  • Write about an imaginary garden.
  • Write about a plant that is unappreciated in someone’s life.
  • Try writing about something reddish.
  • Do plants feel?
  • What would a plant say to you?
  • Write about a plant that you think is ugly.
  • Describe a flower you envy
  • Your world is about to end and this is the day you were born. Write about the world ending.
  • Write a story that uses flowers as a setting
  • What is your favorite flower?
  • Write a story about the most feared flower/plant.
  • Which flower do you think has the sexiest smell?
  • Write about a sappy love story.
  • What if people could talk to flowers?
  • What makes a flower unique, interesting or beautiful?
  • Write the story of the birth of your favorite flower.
  • Flowers are beautiful to everyone, but sometimes even the most ugly flowers produce wonderful fruits.
  • Girl falls in love with fallen flowers
  • What’s the nicest thing someone could say about a flower?
  • Write a story using flower names or titles for each main character.
  • Describe an ugly flower.
  • Write a story in which a plant is the main character.
  • Write a story set in the forest
  • If flowers were machines, what would they be?
  • You’ve been given a magic lantern that lets you travel to your favorite flower.
  • A teenager tripping over his own feet walked up to the table next to mine.
  • Make a dream-catcher out of everyday flowers.
  • What would you say to the sun? What would it say back?
  • When was the last time you walked in the woods?
  • Have a plant talk to their owner.
  • Describe the last time you spoke to an animal.
  • Write a story about talking flowers and plants
  • Write about the death of a loved one.
  • Write a story where flowers have their own agenda.
  • What if flowers could talk?
  • What is the most worrying flower in your gardens?
  • Write about a person that moved to the country.
  • Write a story that has a flower on the cover.
  • Write a story that takes place in a flower shop.
  • What if plants decided to take over the world?
  • Whom would flowers most like to have as their child?
  • Now write a story where a plant does talk.
  • Write a story about two flowers who fall in love with one another.
  • Okay, all you nature lovers—it’s time to write now.
  • Flowers are amazing objects that fulfill their own needs and are not self-absorbed.
  • Write from the point of view of a flower.
  • Write about the day you planted a flower.
  • Write a story in which flowers are afraid of something.
  • Write an ode to some beautiful flower.
  • Describe the first flower your character ever received.
  • What is your earliest memory of a flower?
  • Choose any fantasy creature and plant it in your garden. What happens?
  • If you were a flower, what sort of flower would you be?
  • Write about the consequences of talking to a plant
  • How does a garden help you feel better?
  • Write about nature.
  • Write about a flower that loses its color.
  • Write about something growing without water.
  • Write a story where flowers lead to the realization of a true love.
  • Let your main character chase after flowers to express some higher emotion.
  • What feels like preparing to be with?
  • Write about your favorite flower in a vase.
  • Write about one of your memorable first dates.
  • Write a story about somebody’s hobby being gardening
  • Write a “flower diary” for one year, in poems, song lyrics, short stories, diary entries, personal letters — whatever way that seems appropriate to you.
  • Write about someone entering a flower shop or orchard for the first time.
  • Write about an adventure that you have?
  • The plant we sought so hard is a weed.
  • What if your fingers could speak?
  • Write about a plant that has magical powers.
  • Write about a budding romance in nature.
  • Based on the text in this work, deduce what Oswald’s favorite flower is. Which is it? Draw your answer.
  • Write an herbal tea recipe.
  • What would the conversation between your favorite flower and your favorite pet be like?
  • Write about a flower that represents some special person in your life.
  • Do flowers have imaginations?
  • Write a description of a flower using as many senses as you can.
  • Watching the flowers wilt.
  • Write a story that explains why you are or aren’t fond of flowers.
  • Write about artificial flowers.
  • Describe the first time you saw a flower blossom.
  • How often do you go flower shopping?
  • Write a nursery rhyme about your favorite flower.
  • In your story, one of the characters wakes up as a flower.
  • Where would be the most exotic place to find plants?
  • Write about a bitter or a sweet experience you had with a flower.
  • Write a story about the meanest flower in the world.
  • Write a poem about plants
  • Write for 10 minutes about the last bouquet of flowers you received.
  • Write a story that involves plant communication.
  • Write about being a flower girl/groom at a wedding.
  • If you were a flower…
  • Fairy tales often include blossoms
  • Write a poem about your favorite flower.
  • If you could choose to be a flower, which flower would you choose?
  • Write about a flower that wants to be appreciated for what it is.
  • Describe something. You can use as many adjectives as you want. The more the better.
  • Write about a species of plant that you don’t think deserves to be around anymore.
  • Create an interview of a flower.
  • List your favorite flowers.
  • Write a modern fairy tale using flowers.
  • Write down the colors in your dream garden.
  • Write a poem about flowers, anytime of year.
  • Describe a bad day Write a sorrow poem
  • What would you say to a man buried in flowers?
  • Your character opens a box and finds a bouquet of flowers and a tag on which is written “I love you”
  • It is the end of April. Write a story about something that has occurred in your life this past month.
  • Have a different as you imagine unusual stories of dinosaurs – vegetal co-existence. Use coloured descriptions to create a visual impact.
  • The season is changing and with it comes a reflection on the changing plant life. Give a name to a new plant species that has evolved in your story.
  • What would happen to flowers if it never rained?
  • Write a fantasy story about the Fairies capturing the Sun’s light. Have the fairies put the captured sunlight into a flower. Who has the sun’s light hidden away? How do the fairies end up saving themselves and the flower that holds the sun’s light?
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  • Can flowers talk? Write about a flower that can talk
  • Write a story that includes both humans and plant life.
  • Write a poem about one flower.
  • What is the perfect flower, according to you?
  • Write a story in three parts. In each part, tell about one thing that is affected by the flowers.
  • Write about the most beautiful and exotic flower you’ve ever seen.
  • Write about love between a mother and a daughter.
  • Write from the perspective of a flower.
  • The plants in the garden are conspiring an attack.
  • What is your family tree like?
  • Write a poem about flowers.
  • What are the things you treasure most? Write about them.
  • What’s the most unusual costume for a flower?
  • Write about the smell of flowers.
  • Write a story about lost love and flowers.
  • Write a poem about flowers.
  • Write about a magnificent and rare flower.
  • Write about the most beautiful, exotic flower you can think of.
  • What language would plants speak?
  • Poem about a flower
  • Have plants, animals or objects in your distant past?
  • Write a poem about a flower your mother gave you.
  • Write about some of the patterns produced by flowers
  • Write about your garden
  • Write a story about a cyborg with a talking plant.
  • Write a poem beginning with the words “The snowdrop seems …”
  • Describing a person or their personality can be as difficult as identifying a beautiful flower.
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  • Write a story about a girl who owns a flower shop.
  • Write about your feelings for a flower
  • What does your favorite flower say about you?
  • Explain why you like flowers.
  • Write about a quest for a mysterious flower.
  • Write about the love of flowers without describing them
  • Be careful what you write because you’re not the only one with the ability to write!
  • Write about your perfect wedding.
  • Write about a character working in a flower shop.
  • Write a note to a flower to give it courage.
  • What if fairies lived in flowers?
  • Write about a flower’s growth and journey to fullness.
  • Imagine if flowers could talk. What would they tell you?
  • What if someone could make wine out of the odd looking flowers from Pennsylvania?
  • Flowers lighten dark places
  • Write about a magical flower
  • Does technology and robots replace the need for flowers and plants?
  • Write a wedding speech for a flower girl.
  • What if flowers had feelings?
  • A fairy godmother grants wishes to strangers with a kiss. Disaster results.
  • Write a story from a flower’s point of view.
  • Write about a flower completely different to the ones that you know.
  • A flower survives a drought and a terrible storm
  • Imagine a world where flowers had faces and lips.
  • Write a story about talking plants.
  • A serial killer treats a building like their garden of fresh victims.
  • Write a poem about a plant.
  • A group of early explorers are forced to land on a hostile planet overrun with strange vegetation.
  • What do you write about if flowers are the only word you can bring to the screen?
  • What if you found out someone has been stealing flowers?
  • Write a short poem that uses flowers as a metaphor.
  • What does your garden look like?
  • Write about a battle for the survival of flowers.
  • Write about a time two characters get lost together and find serenity in each other.
  • Write a poem about flowers.
  • Dreams shaped like flowers.
  • Write prose or poetry about your favorite flower.
  • Write a short story about a character who lives without ever seeing a flower. How do they feel about them?
  • Write about the strong bond that flowers have with its pollinators.
  • Pick your favorite wildflower, describe it in as much detail as you can, then write a story or poem about what happens to it.
  • Write about a particular characteristic of a flower or tree.
  • You come across a beautiful garden full of all the flowers that God forgot to put on Earth. What happens?
  • What color is your favorite flower?
  • Use your favorite flower as a metaphor in your work.
  • Imagine a flower with thoughts of its own.
  • Write a poem about your favorite flower.
  • Make a list of reasons to get rid of a garden
  • What if plants had their own universe?
  • Write about a wish that could never come true.
  • Write about an adventurous little flower who wanders from its mother plant.
  • What if flowers could talk?
  • Write a story about a flower fairy.
  • Write a story about a cursed flower
  • Paul McCartney wrote a whole song about flowers.
  • Write why you love flowers.
  • Write a letter from a flower to its intended recipient.
  • Use that idea and use it to write a story or poem.
  • Write your own fable about flowers.
  • Write about a talking plant.
  • Write about something growing out of season
  • Write about a time you helped a flower grow or something inspirational.
  • Write a science fantasy story about flowers fighting against humans and other animals.
  • Write about what you think plants talk about.
  • Imagine a world filled with flowers.
  • Imagine that your family is sending you some flowers to cheer you up. Write a letter of thanks.
  • Write about a flower that is not the same as it used to…
  • Is there a difference between blood and sap?
  • Write about a talking plant.
  • Write about carelessly throwing a flower petal to the ground.
  • What’s the most beautiful plant you’ve ever seen?
  • What if your pet was a flower?
  • What if flowers could hear us?
  • Plants have five senses. What are they?
  • Write about a flower fairy
  • If you could buy any flower from a flower store, what would you buy?
  • If you were a flower, what flower would you be and why?
  • Write a short biography or a profile of a flower.
  • Does spring come to your town?
  • Write about a time when a bug is mistaken for a flower.
  • Write about an enchanted garden
  • Write about a simple flower that has an extraordinary impact on your life
  • Let your imagination fly, let it make up a fictional flower.
  • You’re on a slow boat to… write about the worst travel experience.
  • Write a letter from a flower to a bee.
  • Write about your favorite camping memory.
  • Write your favorite color and offer one reason why.
  • Write about a garden that has a very long history
  • Write about your favorite flower bed.
  • Write a day in the life of flowers. Write from the perspective of a flower.
  • Write about a flower that talks or sounds like a human.
  • Write a short story using one or more flowers in the title.
  • Write a story about pollen falling in love.
  • List five traits that describe your favorite flower.
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  • What might happen if you picked a dandelion?
  • Flowers are falling on my head.
  • Flowers are important, but they only last a few days.
  • Wake up to the sound of your favorite flower blooming.
  • Let’s be flowers for a day.
  • Write about your favorite flower in a garden row
  • Write about a flower that has a mind of its own.
  • Write a poem about a flower that someone gave you.
  • Plants have feelings, too. Write about a young leaf that wants to get noticed
  • Creating a description of a flower using a series of words that decrease in size either in the written word or in the spoken word. Write about the person with which one most of all and the most enthusiastically shares an interest in, depicts, or celebrates life. Paint or draw the essence of the emotion of jealousy and of envy? What would represent one’s final vision of paradise? What is the most beautiful season? Write what you think about life in heaven? One person views it as a heavenly body and the other a life filled with meaning. What would a comical evil villain look and act like? Draw your vision of death.  What is the most beautiful footstep?  Where one would most like to live and why? What are your favorite things to eat and why? How many people have you thanked today? What you would carry and how, were you to go backpacking over the moon? What treasures did you find at the fair? Write about eternity. With particular respect to creatures of
  • Write about a bouquet of unusual flowers.
  • Write about the last time your character got a bouquet of flowers.
  • Write a letter to a flower.
  • Write about your dark side
  • Write about something you eat for breakfast
  • Someone you love has flowers grow out of their head.
  • Write about a writer who tried to protect a flower from the rain.
  • Words should be like flowers, you should smell them and enjoy life.
  • What is the use for cut flowers?
  • What would you do with a newly found magic flower?
  • Some flowers bloom only once.
  • There was once on a time a flower.
  • Write a story about a gardener who accidentally brings life to a flower.
  • Write about a storm and nature’s way of picking the most beautiful flowers.
  • Make a list of flowers that fit your story, poem or character.
  • Compare a love story to a flower returning to bloom.
  • Write a story where plants take over a city for a day.
  • What if flowers had the personality of human beings?
  • Write a story about a flower that is a good communicator.
  • Describe a flower smelling at a fishing hole.
  • If you could grant any flower wish, what would you choose?
  • Write a story about a flower that would rather be anywhere but where it was growing.
  • Write a flower poem
  • Write a poem about a princess who knows six languages and whose favourite is the language of flowers. She mixes up the bouquet of the man she likes…
  • Write about the one plant you want to save if it means you have to let every other plant go extinct
  • Did the first flower have a fragrance like others in its kind?
  • Write a story in which someone dies when a flower is trampled on.
  • Write a poem about springtime
  • Write about a flower ceremony
  • Humans use cloth to dress their wounds.
  • Write a story that uses plants as a symbol.
  • Describe a flower with your hand gestures.
  • Write about something you planted and it grew.
  • Write a story in which flowers figure prominently.
  • What is a flower that has no fan?
  • Write about an enchanted forest.
  • Write about someone who knows a lot about flowers.
  • Write about a character who prefers flowers over all other types of gifts.
  • Describe yourself when you were a child
  • Write a story about extinct flowers
  • Write a love story about or involving flowers.
  • Write about a time when someone gave you a flower
  • Write a poem about your biggest or most profound blooming moment.
  • Write about a garden that becomes sentient.
  • Even if flowers could not talk, write about time when people thought that they could.
  • What if the only flowers on Earth belonged to you?
  • A brief description of human nature according to flowers.
  • Write about flowers growing on your windowsill.
  • Write about the guilty pleasure that you have
  • Write a story from the plant’s point of view.
  • Write a poem that contains only a short haiku
  • Write about the life of a rose from the time it’s born to when it dies.
  • The Queen has issued a new flower tax on her people which requires them to pay a certain dollar amount based on the number and type of flowers they receive in the course of a year. How is this different from income tax?
  • What does the flower look like?
  • Write a story featuring a garden. What might it grow?
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  • Write about what a flower would tell about itself.
  • Write about your least favorite flower.
  • Talk about your favorite wildflower and what it would say.
  • Write a poem about your hatred for or love relationship with flowers.
  • Describe the first flower you ever gave to someone you loved.
  • Reminisce about things from the past using flowers.
  • A plant has human-like intelligence. Write its diary.
  • Write a story about a plant that can talk.
  • Write a poem about forgiving yourself, self-love, or friendship.
  • Write about someone’s garden.
  • Write a story where flowers play a part in the characters becoming close friends.
  • Write a poem about one of your favorite flowers.
  • Write about a poem you remember that has a line something like, “the birds sweet songs of love.”
  • How does the plant wilt and die reflect on an inner turning point in the story?
  • Write a story about a garden
  • What is the most peculiar flower you could imagine?
  • Write about the overrated flower.
  • Write about your gardening experience.
  • Name the three most unusual plants you know.
  • Build a plant. Make sure it includes roots.
  • Write about a unique kind of flower you know.
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  • Write about a way that someone showed that they cared about you
  • Write a love story that includes flowers.
  • A flower doesn’t always need sunshine to bloom.
  • A Plant Mart is too close to your school. Is opening one to be saved?
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  • Write a poem that compares a famous historical figure to a summer flower.
  • Write about nature, in which the flowers play the role of protagonists.
  • What if flowers could read thoughts?
  • Write your vision of heaven as you envision it is.
  • Write about a real event between you and a flower.
  • Write about a time someone went out of their way to give or receive a bouquet of flowers.
  • Write about your dream wedding.
  • Entitle your article…”Why do flowers call to my heart?
  • What would you tell a beautiful flower?
  • Write a story about a meaningful flower for you.
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  • Write a sentence about the sky without any words that indicate size.
  • Do you remember any specific flowers from childhood?
  • What’s the most impressive plant you’ve ever encountered?
  • What one flower would you bring back from the dead?
  • If you could ask a flower one question, what would it be?
  • Write about your old garden.
  • What if some of your plants could talk?
  • Tell me a story about how God created flowers
  • What is the largest flower in the world?
  • Write about flowers in a foreign land
  • What would you say if you could talk to plants?
  • Write a scene in which a character encounters a bunch of daisies.
  • Write about a time when you picked flowers for someone.
  • What is your favorite flower?
  • Would they like us?
  • Flowers give inspiration and hope.
  • Write about what a garden inspired you to write about.
  • What is the strangest thing a plant said?
  • Is it possible for people to fall in love with flowers?
  • Write about the character of the sunlight.
  • Write a story about a lovesick plant.
  • Write about your favorite flower.
  • Interview a plant.
  • Write about a birthday that had a surprise involving flowers.
  • Write about the first time you picked a flower.
  • What kind of flowers do you suppose would grow where you live?
  • Write about feeling guilty about admiring an exotic flower in a public place.
  • Write about your wildest dream.
  • Imagine that a flower on the desk has a special power.
  • Invite a plant as a character in your story.
  • A priest tells you that you will die in five hours.
  • Write about that.
  • Write a letter to someone about your garden.
  • Write the name of your least favorite flower that someone gave you.
  • Write a story or poem about the first time you saw a flower.
  • What if you could understand plants?
  • What would a flower sing?
  • Write a story where talking plants wreak havoc.
  • Is there a difference between plants and animals?
  • Write a story about a particular flower, plant, or tree.
  • What would the garden of your dreams look like? Describe it.
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  • Write about a flower that has special meaning
  • Write about the first flower you remember giving someone you loved.
  • Write about a battle between two flowers.
  • Write a poem about a flower
  • Where do flowers hide?
  • The Scarecrow wants a poppy for his buttonhole.
  • Write about a wild flower.
  • Write about a particular flower and its many uses.
  • Write the story of a rose.
  • Write about an object that has always had special meaning for you.
  • A tree grows a flower.
  • What would you say to a daisy?
  • Write a poem about the sunflower
  • How do flowers make you feel?
  • You see a flower at the top of a clif.
  • Describe the scent of flowers.
  • Write a story about a garden
  • Write about yourself, using roses to describe each of your traits.
  • Write about the most beautiful flower you have ever seen.
  • Describe the most beautiful garden you have ever seen.
  • What is your favorite flower?
  • How would they show their feelings?

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