Sorry for the late post. Living Poetry celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday I was a featured reader at Carrboro’s Poetry on your Plate. I trust you went to Robert Lee Brewer’s April Poem-a-day Challenge directly but, if not: For today’s prompt, write a prediction poem. Make a prediction. Write about another person’s … Continue reading
Reminder: for April we’re following Robert Lee Brewer’s April Poem-a-day Challenge. This was yesterday’s prompt: For today’s prompt, write a jealous poem. Maybe you’re jealous. Or maybe someone else is jealous of you–or someone else. Whether envious of another or suspicious of a partner, dive deep into this emotion today.
Welcome to April, National Poetry Month! It promises to be a busy, exhausting month for poets. Many of us will be writing a poem-a-day. For daily prompts I suggest following Robert Lee Brewer’s Poetic Asides blog. I’ll just be re-posting his Sunday prompt here for our usual Monday Poetry Prompt this month. I’ll also be … Continue reading
This week let’s write a cooked poem. Food is very inspiring and everybody eats so post your well done dish in the comments below.
This week let’s write a philosophical poem. The trick is not to make it too abstract. Post your concrete example in the comments below.
This week let’s write a lost poem. We lose things all the time, keys, games, patience, patients. Post your findings in the comments below.
Post your reaction in the comments below. I’m eager to read what blows in.
Yesterday I attended a “close read” of T. S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land where we tried to figure out all the references and strange allusions. It was a lot of fun despite the subject matter and now I think all feel like we at least have a handle on what it might mean. It’s … Continue reading