Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 16-19

I’m falling behind more frequently as the month progresses, but still trying to stick to the 30/30 goal instead of combining a few prompts into a single poem. Every one of my NaPoWriMo poems has been a first draft, but these four are especially so. Prompt: Pick a color, make that the title of your … Continue reading Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 16-19

Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 14-15

I was stumped by yesterday’s prompt and had to sit on it for a day, so I’m doubling up to hit the halfway point right on schedule! Prompt: “Two for Tuesday”: Write a love poem or write an anti-love poem. Prompt: Take the title of a poem you especially like (by another poet) and change … Continue reading Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 14-15

Poem-A-Day Challenge: Day 13

Prompt: Write a poem that incorporates a hobby (either yours or someone else’s). THIRTEEN LINES “Hobby” is a loaded word, literally defined as a distraction from necessary evils, a¬†pleasurable pursuit stopped short of sin, but Monday nights were no more hobby than a Christian’s Sunday morning service, the open mic a confessional, poets, a full-throated … Continue reading Poem-A-Day Challenge: Day 13

Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 10-12

Fell behind this weekend; catching up in bulk! Prompt: Write a poem about Friday. Prompt: Write a poem about an object (or objects). Prompt: Take the phrase “So we decided to (blank)” and fill in the blank. Make that your title and write a poem. ODE TO FRIDAY Friday used to be a relief, a … Continue reading Poem-A-Day Challenge: Days 10-12