Category Archives: at the same time

NaPoWriMo April 27, 28 2018

Maybe it should be called National Poetry Procrastination Month? Anyway, April 27 The writing is on the wall, find a piece of graffiti or a bumper sticker and write about that line, include the line in your poem. “The fact that no one understands you doesn’t mean you are an artist.” I’m not understood but …

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NaPoWriMo April 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 2018

April 21 On a lighter note, write about light. Is it a wave, is it a particle, be ‘sciency’ and write a poem about light. Try to include at least three scientific terms relating to light. bright idea writing about light I don’t see the smallest particle of relevance electromagnatism has with poetry maybe I’ll …

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NaPoWriMo April 17, 18, 19, 20 2018

Behind yet again. The funny thing is I’ve neglected NaPoWriMo because I’ve been too busy writing 🙂 I’ve been more productive of late in my regular writing practice and more interested in riding that wave than following a prompt. And I blame this new found energy on all of the NaPoWriMo prompts I’ve been responding …

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NaPoWriMo April 15, 16 2018

April 15 IOU, its tax time so lets write an IOU poem. The only vowels you can use are of course, I and O and U. I would suggest using them in that order repeated throughout the poem if you can, try for eight lines. thin old unicorns run without light or sun while our …

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NaPoWriMo April 14 2018

April 14 from Chris Jarmick: “Write two different types of Septolets today. (Sep-toe-lay) 1- 14 words – 7 lines 2- 7 lines 16 syllables. Septolet 1: Total of 14 words in 7 lines, no line should have more than three words. The poem should relate to one subject, object, thought or feeling. The first four …

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NaPoWriMo April 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 2018

Wow! how did I get so far behind??!! Does anyone care? Do I care? Nope! April 9 Happy Birthday Charles Pierre Baudelaire 1821 to 1867 Write a poem that embraces, imitates or honors the French poet, essayist and art critic. (from Chris Jarmick) Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; …

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NaPoWriMo April 7, 8 2018

April 7 “is William Wordsworth’s birthday (1770- 1850). Let’s write a poem that somehow evokes Wordsworth in style or theme.” (from Chris Jarmick) cricket upon a leaf of green her whole heart in chirping did sing winds blew hither and tither but the chirping did not wither instead it grew more sincere and more pleasing …

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NaPoWriMo April 5, 6 2018

April 5 Sorry for your loss. Yep, you’re dead, sucks huh? Whats worse, it was someone else’s fault, maybe an accident, maybe murder, maybe a slapstick comedy routine gone hilariously gone wrong. However it happened, write a poem to the person who killed you. I just didn’t know where to start with this its been …

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NaPoWriMo April 2, 3, 4 2018

Oops! fallen behind already, no matter, because I’ve caught up already too. April 2 Lana Ayers recently wrote on her Good Reads blog about the poet Philip Levine. “… Levine’s practice of the 9-syllable line (mostly), is a syllable off from what the ear is used to with the more common English 10-syllable line, giving …

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NaPoWriMo April 1 2018

From Poetry is Everything: “Write a poem that would qualify as an April Fool’s Day Poem.” Speaking of April Fool’s Day, I just posted this as a new page instead of a new post… I think I’ll leave it for a while 🙂 *** everyone knows the Titanic his an iceberg and sank but few …

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