National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #10 (pt. 2)

My second poem for Day 10, follows Chris Jarmick’s POETRYisEVERYTHING prompt: ten lines about something which [sic] was, but now is not.

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National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #10

Only one prompt available for Day 10 so far…

The prompt calls for ‘a poem that starts from a regional phrase, particularly one to describe a weather phenomenon’.

There’s nothing particularly regional about the phrases I included. The one that opens the poem is something my ex used to say (probably still does, as I note in the poem); the other two are my own phrases, which I use to describe states of rainy weather I still associate with particular times of the year. Continue reading

National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 10

This little monster, based on the prompt for Day 10—a lot of things happening at once—is a bit of a hybrid, combining bits of actual conversation or correspondence with sarcastic interjections by me. All of this is framed by the news that my desktop computer’s hard drive is beginning to fail. Is this really a poem? Whether it is or not, I’m going with it…

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National Poetry Writing Month: Day #10 (April 10, 2014)

Today’s prompt is #50 on LitBridge’s Creative Writing Prompts for Poetry:

Look at the last 10 poems you have written. Pay attention to the ending lines. Use one of those ending lines to begin a new poem.

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