This week let’s write a poem about tuning. It could be about tuning a musical instrument, tuning a car, a radio or even tuning up the human body with exercise and eating right. Here’s a quick poem I scribbled out which I’ll be submitting to my monthly workshop for review and fine tuning. Getting … Continue reading
Let’s write a poem about poverty this week. It could be about a poverty of ideas or morals or, of course, the obvious: a lack of wealth. Below is a poem I wrote while I was in Brazil for a month during the 2014 World Cup. Salvador da Bahia Without much effort I chose not … Continue reading
This afternoon there will be a solar eclipse and the path of totality is not far from the home of Living Poetry. How could we not write an eclipse poem today? Here’s one I wrote at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences’ Science Cafe last week. Call me Endymion When someone says “Beautiful day” I … Continue reading
This week let’s write a poem about invention. It could be the act of invention or maybe a particular invention that has impacted our lives, either positively or negatively.
I believe a poet could write a whole book based on this one image, rebellious youth, clandestine love affair, spy caper. Tip of the poetic top hat to JeanMarie for sharing the image for this month’s visual poetry prompt!
Let’s write a carpe diem poem this week! That’s Latin for seize the day, of course, so get to it! No procrastinating! YOLO!
This week, let’s write a poem about a town or a city or a village. It could be your hometown or where you live now or somewhere you’ve visited or somewhere you want to be.
This week let’s write a Road Trip poem, summer vacations, roadside tourist traps, driving all night, what’s not to like?