FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2012 http://oneminutewriter.blogspot.com/
What is the greatest use for water (other than as a
beverage, on its own)?
(The following is written
from the point of view of Xavier, a fictional character from the Existence
glanced at the writing prompt on the screen and laughed. How many unique uses
for water could he name that no other had ever thought of? Ah, but that was not
what prompt instructed! This wished to know the greatest use. He thought
carefully about the question. History had taught him that water was excellent
leverage, a fine bargaining chip, and a way to alter the value of a property,
but none of these were the greatest uses. After much deliberation he finally
arrived at an answer. “The greatest use for water is to sustain
life,” he wrote.