My Day 29 poem, based on the prompt at https://www.napowrimo.net/day-twenty-nine-8/.
National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 29
I took a contrarian approach to the napowrimo.net prompt for Day 29: ‘write a paean to the stalwart hero of your household: your pet.’ Continue reading
National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #29 (pt. 2)
Here is my Day 29 poem using the napowrimo.net prompt: Write a poem that meditates from a position of tranquility on an emotion you have felt powerfully.
I took a minimal approach for this one.
National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #29 (pt. 1)
Here is my poem for Day 29 using the POETRYisEVERYTHING prompt: A countdown poem, using gradually decreasing numbers until the last line.
National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 29
The Napowrimo.net prompt for Day 29 is to ‘write a poem based on the Plath Poetry Project’s calendar. Simply pick a poem from the calendar, and then write a poem that responds or engages with your chosen Plath poem in some way.’ I chose to work with ‘The Rabbit Catcher’. I applied the approach from the Day 18 prompt, going line by line from the last line of the poem to the first, responding to each line along the way. (Oh, and nobody should be concerned. Yes, things have been difficult, but the first stanza is about my feelings about wearing neckties.)
When everything else evaporates or vaporises (NaPoWriMo 2017 Day 29 alternate poem)
This was my initial attempt at the Day 29 poem. I initially posted my second attempt because I felt this first one was too literal. Now that I look at it again, it really isn’t; it just lacks an emotional center (at least, for me it does). Continue reading
National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 29
My Day 29 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt on Napowrimo.net—which involves choosing a ‘very specific, concrete noun’ from a favorite poem, doing some free writing based on that word, then incorporating that all into a new poem. I chose to work from the word bones, which I drew from a poem by S. R. Mason, Dry skin, cold hands—I live in upside down houses and draw X’s on my tongue. Continue reading
National Poetry Writing Month: Day #29 (April 29, 2014)
Today’s prompt is a really long one from NaPoWriMo.net; I shall condense it thusly:
Jim Simmerman’s ‘Twenty Little Poetry Projects’.
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