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Poetry Prompts

Monday Poetry Prompt: Intriguing Words

We’ve made it to the last day of National Poetry Month! Hope you got a lot of writing done. Here’s my favorite prompt from last week on Poetic Asides.

For today’s prompt, pick an intriguing and/or seldom-used word, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. If you have a limited vocabulary, try out brabble, dandle, feracious, impavid, lippitude, or vulgus. Or pick up a dictionary or thesaurus.

I chose the word Petrichor.

 

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About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker was born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough, North Carolina where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.

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