I’m sharing this poem written in April 2018, in response to Eugi’s weekly prompt
I feel the magic every time I read the poem and my faith in the ability of the universe to sustain itself and us is strengthened. I hope you feel it too as you read the poem. For all those who are new to the blog and have not read the poem earlier and for those who have read it, may the universe sprinkle a little fairy dust on you again and may you believe in Magic.
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Our craft resource for the day is a series of reflections by Wesley McNair on “indirect entry” into a poem. McNair writes of inviting mystery and uncertainty into our poems, both with respect to the writing process and the finished work.
And now for our daily prompt (optional as always). I’ve found this one rather useful in trying to ‘surprise’ myself into writing something I wouldn’t have come up with otherwise. Today, I’d like you to take one of the following statements of something impossible, and then write a poem in which the impossible thing happens:
The sun can’t rise in the west.
A circle can’t have corners.
Pigs can’t fly.
The clock can’t strike thirteen.
The stars cannot rearrange themselves in the sky.
A mouse can’t eat an elephant.
A lovely prompt to write a poem in which the impossible happens. Nothing’s Impossible, so I believe. I picked up…
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