National Poetry Writing Month, Day #8

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a poem about a flower. Since this is about as exciting to me as the seeds thing, since the day-eight prompt was up well before midnight in my time zone, and since all of the poems I wrote for day 7 used the tritina form (and I was therefore in [...]

National Poetry Writing Month, Day #7

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a tritina. A tritina consists of three three-line stanzas plus a concluding line: each stanza contains three ‘end words’, appearing in the order ABC—CAB—BCA; all three words appear in the concluding line. My poem examines the consequences of having a brownie, a 13.7-oz Vanilla Frappuccino®, and a regular coffee [...]