National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #28 (pt. 2)

Here is my Day 28 poem using the prompt: Write a meta-poem—a poem about a poem. ‘Do you know me now?’ I’ve asked the question many times but silently so that not even I can hear I’ve picked through the history it didn’t happen quite the same way but I recognize signs in a [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #28 (pt. 1)

Here is my poem for Day 28 using the POETRYisEVERYTHING prompt: Use five verbs and five nouns used in space, astronomy, or rocket science in a poem about another subject. I’ve come to the conclusion that desire is a vacuum sucking the unsuspecting into its orbit using the future as propellant Its mission is to [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 28

The prompt for Day 28 is to ‘draft a prose poem in the form/style of a postcard.’ Imaginary postcard sent from an imaginary location to an imaginary person in an imaginary place I swear, I’ve been out here waaaay too long—ready to come back home already! And not a moment too soon— yesterday it was [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 28

My Day 28 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt on—to write a poem using Skeltonic verse. A short Skeltonic verse written under the influence of an oncoming migraine on a Friday afternoon when the weather won’t make up its bleeding mind and I’m too tired to go anywhere so what else am I [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #28 (April 28, 2014)

Today's prompt is from …find a news article, and […] write a poem using (mostly, if not only) words from the article. The article I chose: A fog of fast and empty language demonstrably disliked discourse vapid verbal shortcuts empty speech for empty thoughts dying metaphors for dead ideas …proactively surfacing new ideas to synergize the [...]