We’re a few days from National Poetry Month, so let’s write a rest poem today then take it easy and recharge our batteries because starting Thursday we write a poem-a-day for the month of April. I’ll be following the Write Better Poetry blog (formerly Poetic Asides) for daily prompts and I’m sure there are plenty … Continue reading
This week let’s write a quirk poem. Quirks can be humorous, harmless or they can reveal something sinister. It’s up to you. Post your quirk in the comments below. (BTW, in the anime series My Hero Academia a “quirk” is kind of like a superpower.)
Sorry for the late prompt. This week let’s write a respect poem. Remember, respect is both a noun and a verb. I look forward to finding out what it means to you in the comments below.
This week let’s write a tiny poem. Is there a minimum number of words needed for a poem? I think so but what do I know? I think it’ll be more interesting to write a regular-sized poem about something tiny. Post your baby in the comments below.
This week let’s do something a little different. I trust you all know the great William Carlos Williams‘ poem The Red Wheelbarrow: so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens Let’s imitate this poem by stealing the first four words then letting our poetic imagination run wild. … Continue reading
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.
This week let’s write a distilled poem, one that’s simple and unadulterated. Post your pure result below. For any poets that live within an easy drive of the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, I’ll be hosting a Germination Workshop on Sunday January 27th at 2pm. We’ll write to as many prompts as we can over two … Continue reading
This week let’s write a sturdy poem, something solid and stable, a castle of LEGOs, not a house of cards. Post your hard work below.