The napowrimo.net 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
2015: Baltimore (a poem)
Going back a few days to use the Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt for day 23, which was to write a(n) ‘historic’ poem. We happen to be witnessing lots of history at the moment…
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 29: Constantinople (a poem)
Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to write a ‘what nobody knows’ poem. I can definitely say that nobody knows the answer to the question posed in this poem…
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 28: The edible school yard (a poem)
Today’s poem comes from a prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano: write a poem called The Edible School Yard.
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 27: The next day, two years later (a poem)
Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to write a ‘looking back’ poem. Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a hay(na)ku. My poem inadvertently combines the two.
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 26: Lonely madcap (a poem)
Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to take a couple of the words invented by Shakespeare, then write a poem with those words as the title.
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 25: The false comfort of five thousand miles (a poem)
Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to write an ‘across the sea poem’. One thing I will say for their prompts: They’re not very exciting, but they do give you a lot of latitude…
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 24: That moment (a poem)
Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to write a ‘moment poem’…
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 23: Four of Cups (a poem)
Today’s NaPoWriMo.net prompt is to write a poem based on the card you draw from a deck. The only deck of cards I have is a tarot deck, so…
NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 22: What if the earth just has a fever? (a poem)
Every prompt today seems to be an Earth Day prompt: napowrimo.net, Writer’s Digest, The Daily Poet… The first thing I always think of is George Carlin’s ‘The planet is fine’ routine, so that had some influence on my Earth Day poem…