National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 21

The prompt for Day 21 is one of those I’m not really keen on. The idea is to base the poem on the myth of Narcissus. I made the protagonist of my poem the opposite of Narcissus. The form of my poem is a modified rimas dissolutas. Normally, the corresponding line of each stanza rhymes (though [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 21

My day 21 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt from—to write a poem that ‘incorporates overheard speech.’ I actually have written several such poems lately—including my Day 20 poem (which used my dropbox list of recent files as the source for the title), my Day 18 poem (which incorporated an invented word from 1989 [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #21 (April 21, 2014)

For today's entry, I went with one of the prompts from Kelli Russell Agodon's list: Write a poem with the opposite hand that you write with, or, if you type your poems on the computer, use only one hand to type. Then I applied one of the random prompts on Language is a Virus: Systematically derange [...]