National Poetry Writing Month: Day #10 (April 10, 2014)

Today's prompt is #50 on LitBridge's Creative Writing Prompts for Poetry: Look at the last 10 poems you have written. Pay attention to the ending lines. Use one of those ending lines to begin a new poem. The poem I started with, written April 2nd: There's no sun when I awake There's no sun when the day is done  [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #8 (April 8, 2014)

Today's prompt: was to re-write a famous poem, 'giving it our own spin.' Not being particularly familiar with 'famous' poetry—I rarely read poetry, actually—I gravitated towards song lyrics, selecting David Sylvian's lyrics to the song 'Ghosts', from Japan's Tin Drum album. But then I decided that I really couldn't do that to David Sylvian, so I looked [...]