NaPoWriMo Day 6 : The Other side

Our prompt yesterday asked you to take inspiration from another poem, and today’s continues in the same vein. This prompt, which comes from Holly Lyn Walrath, is pretty simple. As she explains it here: Go to a book you love. Find a short line that strikes you. Make that line the title of your poem. Write a…

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NaPoWriMo Day 3 : Moment of truth

Today’s prompt is to make a “Personal Universal Deck,” and then to write a poem using it. The idea of the “Personal Universal Deck” originated with the poet and playwright Michael McClure, who gave the project of creating such decks to his students in a 1976 lecture at Naropa University. Basically, you will need 50…

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