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Cosmic Egg!

My first book! Now available from MoonPath Press! http://moonpathpress.com/BrendanMcBreen.htm Advertisements

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NaPoWriMo Days 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 2017

A prompt promptly from Chris: Day 26: “Write a couple of short poems embracing an absurd idea as a reality which perhaps comments on popular culture, or language or history or if you must politics.” Absurd idea! I never write about absurd ideas. Two: I don’t know what it is but its green, leafy, and …

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NaPoWriMo Day 24, 25 2017

I forgot something important… But I think I remember it now… Isn’t being mysterious fun šŸ™‚ Day 24: From the amazing Chris Jarmick: “Write a poem about the alphabet, or letters, or your favorite or least favorite letters of the alphabet, or a relationship you have with one or more letters of an alphabet. The …

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NaPoWriMo Day 23 2017

Day 23: From Chris: “Write a poem revealing an ugly truth.” every day is Earth Day which is why I am sad every day is Earth Day even after the Earth forgets us every day is Earth Day but there is no human day there is no us day human beings are not necessary sometimes …

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NaPoWriMo Day 20, 21, 22 2017

Happy Earth Day! …hope its not the last one… Day 20: Write a poem which includes at least six homonyms, words which are pronounced the same but spelled different. Use as many as you can. two too many homonyms could ruin this poem perhaps if I draw a rune I could look in the eye …

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NaPoWriMo Day 10-19 2017

Alright, I’m back… Where did I go? Not sure, but back to poetry! Day 10: Now take your bad poem the prompt result for day 8), and shove it in a blender, rearrange the lines or fragments of lines and create a new poem. Try to add nothing and use all of the source poem …

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NaPoWriMo Day 6,7,8,9 2017

Yet again I’ve fallen behind… Its a busy month! Now, Day 6 Find a piece of music without words, listen to it and write a poem as the words or simply inspired by the piece. Never by Coil inside and outside flowers bloom like Issa said on the roof of hell outside and inside dancers …

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NaPoWriMo April 4,5 2017

Day 4 Write a poem in the voice of an extinct animal. Oh I’ve tried tweezing and lasers and chemicals and razors and waxing but it comes back each time woolier and woolier *** we put daisies over their eyes because the eyes of flowers are always open looking to the light we visit them …

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NaPoWriMo April 1,2,3, 2017

YES! It is once again National Poetry Writing Month. I am a bit late getting started, but I’m a poet so perhaps it’s to be expected. This is National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) in some cultures known as April, it is the month where poets and poets-who-don’t-know-they-are-poets write a poem a day for the entire …

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 30!

Its here already! oops… its May first… I missed it… But here are some prompts anyway: Two from Chris Jarmick: write an ā€œIā€ poem without using ā€œIā€ and/or create a subversive dialogue of the writing of an ā€œIā€ poem within the poem you create. and Create a poem made up of lines that you used …

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