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Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker has written 174 posts for Living Poetry

Monday Poetry Prompt: Ocean

This week let’s write an ocean poem. It’s a big thing, the ocean, inspiring poets for as long as there’s been poetry. Add your drops in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Attraction

This week let’s write an attraction poem. Magnets, gravity, moths to flames, we live in a world of attraction. Post your attractive poem in the comments below. (Bonus points for including the $50 word “cynosure” and making it sound natural.)

Monday Poetry Prompt: Especially, Sale, Spirit

This week let’s do another three random words prompt. I rolled the dice and got “especially”, “sale” and “spirit”. Write a poem using all three words and post the result in the comments below.

February Visual Poetry Prompt

Post your candy in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Rescue

This week let’s write a rescue poem. Are you the hero/heroine or are you the damsel/dandy in distress? Rescue this post in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Whim

This week let’s write a whim poem. Ever done something on a whim that turned out to be a big mistake? Or did it end up being the best thing ever? Or was it merely whimsical? Post your whimsies in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Lady, Island, Essential

I tried something different for this week’s prompt. I pulled a list of the 1000 most common words in English and then randomly chose three: lady, island, essential. Write a poem which includes all three words and post it in the comments below.

January Visual Prompt

Will this be a monumental month? Post your answer in the comments below.

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