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Monday Poetry Prompt: Porcupine

This week let’s write a porcupine poem. We’ve all met people who are a little prickly but have you ever met a porcupine? Even if you haven’t, that species is still a great metaphor so let’s explore. Post your poem, quills and all, in the comments below.


About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.


19 thoughts on “Monday Poetry Prompt: Porcupine

  1. Porcupine

    Only a week late

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by JeanMarie | February 1, 2023, 5:02 AM
  2. Their quills are sharp but
    Porcupines get a bad rap
    Their underbelly’s are soft

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Second Act Blogger | January 27, 2023, 7:49 AM
  3. A Well Balanced Couple

    Hi happy Monday Here is mine Thank you~

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by larry trasciatti | January 23, 2023, 6:39 PM
  4. Love this prompt Bartholomew! Brought out the children’s author in me! Thank you! 💜


    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by Gypsie-Ami Offenbacher-Ferris | January 23, 2023, 7:54 AM

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