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.
This week let’s write a leftover poem. Maybe you have leftover food, leftover scraps from a craft project, or leftover lines you’ve cut from a poem. You know what to do. Post your leftovers in the comments below.
This prompt courtesy JeanMarie Olivieri. Happy almost Thanksgiving to poets in the States. This week let’s write a poem about family favorite meals. They could be holiday meals or anytime meals. The holiday season of eating starts now. If you can’t be with your loved ones, maybe you can cook up an old family recipe … Continue reading
This week let’s write a foolhardy poem. We’ve got nothing left to lose, let’s go with most harebrained scheme we can think of and see what happens. Things can’t get any worse, can they? Post your answer in the comments below.
This week let’s write a stout poem. It could be a brave and bold poem, a strong and solid poem or even a beer poem. It could also take a stout shape, if you’re up for a challenge. Post your poem in the comments below.
To celebrate Labor Day in the United States, here’s a close-up of a statue. What do you make of it? If you post your poem in the comments below, I’ll reveal the context of this public art.
This week’s prompt: anaphora – a specific anaphora Here is the definition of Anaphora: the repetition of the first word or phrase in sentences or lines in a poem. You can, of course, write a poem with any word or phrase as the anaphora. But if you are up for the challenge, I’d like to ask … Continue reading
This week’s prompt: a form poem the ‘Golden Shovel’ See the explanation of the form on Robert Lee Brewer’s blog for the Golden Shovel or a copy of it below. Terrence Hayes invented this form. In summary, you choose a line or more from one of your favorite poems and use every word of those lines … Continue reading