National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #30 (pt. 1)

Here is my poem for Day 30 using the POETRYisEVERYTHING prompt: Pick out four lines from the last 29 days; incorporate them into a poem that reveals something most people probably do not know about you.

I took this one further—this poem consists entirely of lines from poems I have written over the last 30 days.

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National Poetry Writing Month 2019, early-bird poem

For this early-bird poem, I followed the prompt—sort of. Instead of a self-portrait as a historical or mythical figure, I made myself the figure in a photograph I took in January 2009 of a man standing in a graveyard.

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National Poetry Writing Month 2018, Day 30

For Day 30, I went off-prompt, as they say. Instead of the prompt to engage with a strange fact, I opted to go with the prompt posted on Chris Jarmick’s POETRYisEVERYTHING blog, which involves writing a poem of 8 to 12 lines, with the odd-numbered lines being borrowed from poems I have written over the last 30 days, and the even-numbered lines being new lines written for this poem, with at least one of these new lines including something blue. I made three attempts at this; I couldn’t figure out which one I wanted to post, so I made this a three-part poem and used all of them.

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NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 30: Who will I wake up to be? (reversed) (a poem)

The prompt for the last day of National Poetry Writing Month 2015 is to either write a poem in reverse, or take a previously written poem and reverse the order of the lines. I will want to come up with a better title for this one, but I worked with the weird dream poem I wrote a few days ago to create this one… Continue reading