Category Archives: Poetry

30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 25

Day 25: A quorum of … hedgehogs?: Groupings of living things (other than humans) have very specific and often interesting names; a murder of crows and a gaggle of geese are a few of the more common animal collective nouns. … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 24

Day 24: House of Mirrors – Write a poem that is narratively logical from start to finish and vice versa. For an extra challenge try writing two poems, weaving the lines together, and then adapting words to make it viable … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 23

Day 23: Found it in the Top 20 – Make a top twenty list of your favorite records (or books, or songs, or bird calls), turn them into a list poem. The Gangs of New York
 On the Road
 Game … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 22

Day 22: Wind Poem – If you inhale to be inspired, poetry will be your exhale. When putting pen to paper (or fingers to a keyboard), take deep breaths. Write only when you are exhaling, and stop to breathe in … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 21

Day 21: Hidden Meaning – Write a poem that would be encouraging in some way to someone. Hide it somewhere that a stranger will find it. I cannot say words that will make it all OK, that will make you … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 20

Day 20: Resurrecting the Past – Write a narrative poem that brings an actual historical event to back life. His weapon slung over his shoulder, the hatch on the assault boat dropped, without hesitation he slid into the water alongside his olive-clad … Continue reading

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30-Day Poetry Challenge: Day 19

Day 19: Synesthesia – Synesthesia is defined as “the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.” Which of the five senses do you … Continue reading

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