Category Archives: daily prompt

Forgettable

NaPoWriMo Day Three. Today’s prompt: “This one is a bit complex, so I saved it for a Sunday. It’s a Spanish form called a “glosa” – literally a poem that glosses, or explains, or in some way responds to another … Continue reading

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Bird Talk

Day Two NaPoWriMo prompt: Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem based on a word featured in a tweet from Haggard Hawks, an account devoted to obscure and interesting English words.  I used the tweet pictured below, which … Continue reading

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Plus One

NaPoWriMo day one prompt: “The prompt is based on Robert Hass’s remarkable prose poem, “A Story About the Body.” The idea is to write your own prose poem that, whatever title you choose to give it, is a story about … Continue reading

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Forevermore (or less)

Love lasts forever. Come to find out, forever isn’t all that long. Early bird post for April’s National / Global Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo). The prompt: Write a poem based on, or responding to, a line of Emily Dickenson’s poetry. … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Bold

Bloganuary prompt: What does it mean to live boldly?

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Five Things

Bloganuary prompt: What are five things you are grateful for today? I am grateful that I woke up to a rosy sunrise, And for the beauty of early morning frost Oh, wait… time out! I started this post yesterday, but … Continue reading

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Assumptions

Bloganuary prompt: What do people incorrectly assume about you? Others may assume that I am unassuming, but my assumption that they assume so would, indeed, make their assumption incorrect, would it not? It is more likely that I assume things … Continue reading

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When I write

Bloganuary prompt: What do you like most about your writing? When I write, I can share parts of me that would have and will likely continue to be unspoken. I can share my sense of humor and remain blissfully unaware … Continue reading

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Dogs Make Me Laugh

Bloganuary prompt: What makes you laugh?

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Inspiration

Bloganuary prompt: Who is someone that inspires you, and why? You inspire me. Sometimes to be more like you, Sometimes to be not like you at all. Sometimes to be more like who I   know myself to truly be, … Continue reading

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