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Beyond Compare

Day Fourteen of National Poetry Writing Month. The muses at NaPoWriMo.net have given us this prompt for today: …write a parody or satire based on a famous poem… take a favorite (or unfavorite) poem of the past, and see if … Continue reading

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Sonnet Sunday

Day Nine of National Poetry Writing Month! Today’s prompt from NaPoWriMo.net: We’re calling today Sonnet Sunday, as we’re challenging you to write in what is probably the most robust poetic form in English. A traditional sonnet is 14 lines long, … Continue reading

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Checking In

Day Four of NaPoWriMo. And now for today’s (optional) prompt, inspired by Teicher’s poem “Son“. One thing you might notice about this poem is that it is sad, but that it doesn’t generate that feeling through particularly emotional words. The … Continue reading

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It’s a Sonnet, Doggone it!

NOTE: January 3, 2019 ~ It’s been over three years since I wrote this sonnet, and it’s still the only one I’ve managed. The dVerse prompt today is the sonnet. The form still confounds me, but I will stretch my … Continue reading

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