Poetry Prompts

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Monday Poetry Prompt: Unforgettable

This week let’s write an unforgettable poem. While we always try to write poems that are unforgettable, let’s make this one about not being able to forget, either for good or ill. Post which below.   Advertisements

June Visual Poetry Prompt

Your June visual poetry prompt is looking at you. Post your response below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Thoughtful

This week, let’s write a thoughtful poem. Could it be that human intelligence comes from being social creatures? That would give our prompt a nice double meaning. Post your thoughtful thoughts below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Discord

This week let’s write a poem about discord. Let’s have conflict and chaos, clashes and confusion. Post your clamor below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Earshot

This week let’s write a poem about being in earshot of something. Ever eavesdrop in a restaurant, overhear something you shouldn’t? Post what you learned below.  

May Visual Poetry Prompt

Good dog or bad dog? Let me know in the comments below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Intriguing Words

We’ve made it to the last day of National Poetry Month! Hope you got a lot of writing done. Here’s my favorite prompt from last week on Poetic Asides. For today’s prompt, pick an intriguing and/or seldom-used word, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. If you have a limited … Continue reading

Monday Poetry Prompt: Temptation

We’re three-quarters of the way through National Poetry Month. Here’s my favorite prompt from last week: For today’s prompt, write a temptation poem. Nearly everyone is tempted by something: fame, glory, money, chocolate. Today is the perfect day to give in to the temptation to write about your (or “a friend’s”) temptation. Also, I totally … Continue reading

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