National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 25

Today I went with Chris Jarmick’s prompt for Day 25: ‘This is from Auburn based writer, poet and artist Brendan McBreen:  Include a turtle, two vegetables, three machines, and four colors in a rhyming poem.’ I did not rhyme, but I did fulfill the other requirements. Even included an extra machine. Continue reading

National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #25 (pt. 1)

Here is my Day 25 poem using the prompt: Write a poem that is specific to a season, references all five senses, and includes a rhetorical question.

That can only mean a poem about spring in Seattle…

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National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 25

My day 25 poem for National Poetry Writing Month sort of uses the prompt on—to write ‘a poem that explores a small, defined space.’ I chose, as the title suggests, my head. I also used a form of sorts—I can’t assume that it is entirely original, but I came up with it on my own—in which the last two lines of each stanza combined contain the same number of words as the first line. Continue reading

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #25 (April 25, 2014)

Today’s entry combines prompts from PoeWar:

Write a poem that uses every letter of the alphabet at least once.

Writer’s Digest:

[W]rite a ‘last straw’ poem.


[W]rite a poem that uses anaphora.

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