My Day 28 poem, based on the prompt at https://www.napowrimo.net/day-twenty-eight-8/. This is a concrete poem (as such); the text appears in more straightforward style beneath the image.
National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 28
I took kind of a sideways approach to the napowrimo.net prompt for Day 28: ‘Describe a bedroom from your past in a series of descriptive paragraphs or a poem.’ I didn’t really give a description, or limit myself to a single bedroom… Continue reading
National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #28 (pt. 2)
Here is my Day 28 poem using the napowrimo.net prompt: Write a meta-poem—a poem about a poem.
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.
National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 28
The Napowrimo.net prompt for Day 28 is to ‘draft a prose poem in the form/style of a postcard.’
In defense of the word ‘and’ (a poem)
Another bit of Skeltonic verse that I wrote on Day 28 of National Poetry Writing Month, after I had already posted my poem for the day. A problem I often have with poetry in print is that some poets format their work in such a way that the manner of presentation distracts me from the poem itself. One of the things that makes a poem unreadable for me is when a poet substitutes every occurrence of the word and with the ampersand (&). Though it may make sense in a title or a name, it looks horrible when used in text, suggesting either laziness or affectation.
National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 28
My Day 28 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt on Napowrimo.net—to write a poem using Skeltonic verse. Continue reading
National Poetry Writing Month: Day #28 (April 28, 2014)
Today’s prompt is from NaPoWriMo.net:
…find a news article, and […] write a poem using (mostly, if not only) words from the article.