National Poetry Writing Month: Day #1 (April 1, 2014)

Today's prompt: go to Reb Livingston’s Bibliomancy Oracle. Clear your mind, push the button, and then write a poem based on the quotation that the oracle provides. The quotation I got was a passage from Becca Klaver's 'Pavarotti Lip-Synched Last Performance': You might postpone five June dates or cancel eight shows in April but I will not [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #1 (April 1, 2013)

For the first day, I followed the prompt, which was to write a poem that has the same first line as another poem. (I got my first line for this poem from the book Hailstones and Halibut Bones, by Mary O'Neill.) Time is purple bruised by the rigors of constant motion through the phases of [...]