Monthly Archives: April 2013

30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 30

Day 30: Write a poem where something (big or small, abstract or concrete) comes to an end. The high has been great, creatively speaking, awakening in me a spirit I’ve not yet seen in myself. I’m sad to see it … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 29

Day 29: Write a prose poem. Not sure what a prose poem is? Visit here. I can’t believe there’s only one more day left in the challenge!! Sad face! And I sit, at a hotel-room desk, typing today’s challenge, head … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 28

Day 28: Write a poem that’s less than 140 characters. If you’re on Twitter, tweet it! Be sure to use #30dpc. NMM

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 27

Day 27: Spend some time with an object you feel connected to. Write a poem using the object to construct an extended metaphor.  As sure as the slash of my lifelineslicing across my palms,your pages have been a constant companion    … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 26

Day 26: Circle all the verbs in a magazine article. Use as many of them as you can to construct a poem. Title your poem with the article’s title. Apricot Sorbet Float (I’m between magazines, so the only one I … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 25

Day 25: Write a poem inspired by a YouTube video. If you share your poem, be sure to share the link to the video that inspired it. The sweetest of gestures, simply passing a flower claw to hand, from animal … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 24

Day 24: Instead of writing a poem, compose it out loud. Use a tape recorder, your smartphone or have someone else write it down for you. Don’t over think it! Spend no more than 15 minutes “writing.” They roll in, … Continue reading

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