2021 Poetry Marathon

The 12 poems from this year’s half marathon, written between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT.

Hour 12—A nonet:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-12/

Hour 11—A poem containing at least five phrases from a list of 10:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-11/

Hour 10—A poem about any holiday in December or early January:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-10/

Hour 9—A poem based on a common saying:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-9/

Hour 8—A poem that is the condensed plot of a book (any book):
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-8/

Hour 7—A poem exploring the word normal:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-7/

Hour 6—A poem about walking that doesn’t use the word walking:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-6/

Hour 5—A poem about a time capsule:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-5/

Hour 4—A poem that starts (or ends) with the last line of a book:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-4/

Hour 3—A poem that repeats the same line three times:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-3/

Hour 2—A phrase (coffee & change) as a starting point:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-2/

Hour 1—A poem about something ending:
https://thepoetrymarathon.com/blog/kevinjoconner/2021-poetry-marathon-hour-1/

(26 June 2021)


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