National Poetry Writing Month, Day #10

Today’s prompt is to write a ‘book spine’ poem. This involves writing a poem using the titles of books on your bookshelf. My poem neatly divided itself into sections, based on where my books are shelved. Instead of numbering these sections, I have labelled them according to their approximate (relative) compass points. The book titles [...]

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 [...]