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Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker has written 195 posts for Living Poetry

August Visual Poetry Prompt

Don’t flutter by this prompt. Post your poems in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Cardinal

This week let’s write a cardinal poem. I saw a couple of cardinals in a tree yesterday. I’m referring to the bird not the Catholics but your poem can be about either of those or even the adjectival form of the word. Dazzle us with your bright red poetry in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Governor, Sunflower, Warm

This week let’s write a poem with the words governor, sunflower and warm in it. This is another of those prompts where I randomly choose three words from a list of the top 1000 words in the English language plus a few of my favorites. Post your poems in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Climate Crisis

Over the weekend, my fellow Living Poet and regular prompeteer JeanMarie Olivieri and I both had poems inspired by the Climate Crisis published at the Extinction Rebellion Creative Hub, so for this week’s prompt, let’s write a Climate Crisis poem. Feel free to post your poem in the comment below. XR happily accepts previously published … Continue reading

July Visual Poetry Prompt

Post your sparkling poetry in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: North, Return, Woman

This week let’s write a poem with the words north, return and woman in it. This is another of those prompts where I randomly choose three words from a list of the top 1000 words in the English language plus a few of my favorites. Post your poems in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Summer

Yesterday was the June solstice, the beginning of summer for poets in the northern hemisphere, so this week let’s write a summer poem. Post your sultry sonnets and torrid triolets in the comments below. (If you’re in the southern hemisphere, feel free to compose a cold couplet or two.)

Monday Poetry Prompt: Neighbor

This week let’s a write neighbor poem. Growing up, I knew my neighbors but, I must admit, I don’t know my neighbors now. Maybe being a neighbor is different these days. Post about your poetic neighbors in the comments below.

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