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Monday Poetry Prompt: #twitterbio

This week let’s write a Twitter Bio. I didn’t know about Twitter Bios until our very own JeanMarie Olivieri mentioned it in her recent post. The idea is to write a poetry biography like you’d use when submitting, so it’s less than 240 characters, meaning it’ll fit in a standard tweet. Post your very brief … Continue reading

Monday Poetry Prompt: Sex in the Sea

This week let’s a write a poem based on a Science Cafe lecture. Every few months, Living Poetry visits the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for their Science Cafe lecture series. We attend the lecture and by the end of the Q&A we each have a poem written which we read to the crowd. … Continue reading

Monday Poetry Prompt: Blessing

This week let’s write a blessing poem. You could count your own or maybe write some for someone or something else. Post your blessings in the comments below.  

February Visual Poetry Prompt

You are here. Wax poetic about it in the comments below. (Photo by Stephanie Katz)  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Stout

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.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Service

This week let’s write a service poem. How do you serve your community? There are lots of way to serve and lots of communities to serve. Post your service in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Mineral

This week let’s write a mineral poem. There are literally tons of minerals out there to write about and many of them have traditional meanings. Dig deep into our collective unconscious and post the results in the comments below.

January Visual Poetry Prompt

Post you new year’s poem in the comments below.  

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