Write four lines of prose about: the reprieve.
As in, we were given one today when our midwife appointment was pushed back to tomorrow. Hopefully some sleep tonight will make the drive a little less painful than it would have been this afternoon.
I worked another 8 to 1 shift at the bakery this morning. Definitely starting to get the hang of things there. I think that once I'm able to ring customers up at the till without having to look up any prices, that will be the point when I can fully relax into it.
"Sir, Prisoner 722857 is requesting another reprieve."
"What's his reason this time?"
"This morning, during exercise in the yard, he broke a fingernail."
"Oh fine... I'm not a monster, after all."