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Words and Paint

NaPoWriMo, Day 28 The prompt today deals with: “the concept of meta-poems – which are poems about poems! In this video, the poets Al Fireis, Lily Applebaum, Dave Poplar, and Camara Brown discuss Emily Dickinson’s ‘We learned the Whole of Love.’ … Continue reading

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Only a Dream

NaPoWriMo, Day 26. The prompt: Write a poem that uses repetition. Only a Dream I dreamt last night, but I can’t recall what happened in the dream. I dreamt last night and when I awoke, I felt lesser than. I dreamt … Continue reading

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Spring Awakes

Day 25 of NaPoWriMo. Today’s Prompt: Taking a cue from John Keats’ poem, “To Autumn,” write a poem that (a.) is specific to a season; (b.) uses imagery that relates to all five senses; (c.) includes a rhetorical question, like … Continue reading

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Jackals in the Key of C-Sharp Major

Day 21 of NaPoWriMo. The prompt: write a poem that incorporates wild, surreal images. Try to play around with writing that doesn’t make formal sense, but which engages all the senses and involves dream-logic. I’ve been told before that I … Continue reading

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Matchless

NaPoWriMo, Day 17. Due to the demise of my computer, my muse has been forced to sit silent for this past week. But we’re back! Today’s prompt: Write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view. Matchless … Continue reading

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Droplets

Rain drops, water falls. Sometimes it gets sloshed and spills. Clumsy H2O.

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Crash for Cash

Day Eight of NaPoWriMo. The prompt: Today, I’d like to challenge you to think about the argot of a particular job or profession, and see how you can incorporate it into a metaphor that governs or drives your poem. I’ll … Continue reading

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