October writing challenge?

Well, I don’t have much excuse this time—I had plenty of time to think it over—but I have not yet settled on my writing challenge for October. One thought that occurred to me was to try writing without articles, but then, after completing a poem this last week that I had originally started in early September, I considered picking out earlier poems and doing extensive revisions or complete rewrites.

I’m going to poke around to see if there is a form I am curious about trying, or if there is some other challenge to be had. I figure I have a few hours to make my choice.

For now, I have a noisy cat to placate. I shall be back.

(1 October 2017)

Three poems in response to calliope/troll/raspberry

So, I went to an Xmas party yesterday held by one of the groups whose readings I regularly participate in. The main activity was a friendly competition, in which we each got three words to incorporate into a poem that we would then read. My words were calliopetroll, and raspberry. Ugh!

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