Poetry Prompts

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Monday Poetry Prompt: Magnetic

This week let’s write a magnetic poem. Like most natural phenomenon, magnetism attracts plenty of metaphors. Put them to good use and post the results below.   Advertisements

Monday Poetry Prompt: Terpsichorean

This week let’s write a terpsichorean poem. That’s just a fancy word for dancing, from the muse of the dance, Terpsichore. Post your result below.  

February Visual Prompt

Here’s a visual poetry prompt courtesy of JeanMarie Olivieri. Let it inspire then post your poem below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Forerunner

This week write a poem about one of your forerunners, someone who lead the way for you, could be an ancestor, a mentor, an inspiration. We all stand on the shoulders of giants, did you remember to take off your shoes? Post your answer below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Laundry

This week let’s write a laundry poem. Is it just a chore or is there a beauty in laundry, perhaps even an art? Post your answer below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Rejection

This week let’s write a rejection poem. As poets we get used to rejection but let’s pick at that scab and write something heartrending. Post your tragic results below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Circuitous

This week let’s write a circuitous poem. I always try to write very direct, straight-forward poems but this time let’s take the “scenic route”. Post your ramble below.  

January Visual Prompt

Happy New Year! Here’s the first prompt of 2018 and it’s visual. Post your poem below.

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