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Monday Poetry Prompt: Bottleneck

This week let’s write a bottleneck poem. There’s plenty of inspiration to be found in a bottle but sometimes it all comes at once. Maybe a traffic poem or the three stooges going through a door or maybe that delicate tapering shape will prompt something. Post what pours out in the comments below. Advertisements

Monday Poetry Prompt: Equinox

I’ve scheduled this prompt to post at the moment of the equinox. If you’re reading this in the northern hemisphere, welcome to autumn. In the south, spring has sprung. This week let’s a write an equinox poem. While day and night are equal today, this is a time of change. Post where you’re going in … Continue reading

Monday Poetry Prompt: Embarrassing

This week let’s write an embarrassing poem. Let’s be proud of the poem but describe some event or situation of which you are less than proud. Or own it! Just because you forgot your trousers doesn’t mean you didn’t ace the test. Post your poem in the comments below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Scattered

This week let’s write a scattered poem. Maybe there’s a poem of things scattered about or maybe the poem gets distracted halfway through itself. Whatever you find, post it in the comments below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Duty

This week let’s a poem about duty. (No sniggering in the back.) We all have duties to perform, some pleasant, some not so. Consider it your duty to post a poem in the comment below.  

Monday Poetry Prompt: Growth

This week let’s write a growth poem. To be alive is to grow and to write. Post your growing children in the comments below.

Monday Poetry Prompt: Fire

I’m traveling and last night the fire department came to visit the hotel in which I was staying. There had been some electrical troubles which knocked out the elevators so I didn’t worry too much when the fire alarms began sounding but when I heard sirens drawing closer I thought it best to evacuate. So, … Continue reading

Monday Poetry Prompt: Inhale

This week let’s write a poem about inhaling. Could be about that last breath before you dive in or the first breath when you emerge or it could be all about what you’re inhaling. Let’s see where the inspiration leads in the comments below.

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