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Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker has written 157 posts for Living Poetry

Monday Poetry Prompt: Late

This week let’s write a late poem. As an habitually early person, it shames me to be a day late with the prompt. Forgive me by posting a poem in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Limitless

This week let’s write a limitless poem. There are lots of limits placed on us during our daily lives but there are no limits in poetry. Post your rebellion in the comments below.  

August Visual Poetry Prompt

My apologies on the late prompt posting. At least you didn’t have to wait as long as he did. Don’t make your poetry wait to be posted to the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Rudiments

This week let’s write a rudiments poem. We all have skills in poetry, in addition to many other areas, so write about those necessary basics needed to do what we do, whatever that may be, cooking, swimming or even writing. Post your elementary response in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Molt

  This week let’s write a molting poem. Have you ever wanted to shed your skin like a snake or slough off your exoskeleton like an insect? Would it hurt or be cathartic or both? Post your leavings in the comments below.  

July Visual Poetry Prompt

  A few hours late but here’s your visual prompt for July.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Elated

Against the prevailing winds, this week let’s write an elated poem. It’s still important to be able to write even when you’re not feeling it so let’s try to focus on something good, really good, a memory or a hope for the future. Post your joy in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Anger

This week let’s write an angry poem. Anger is a reasonable reaction to the injustices of the world so let’s put some in verse and post them in the comments below.  

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