NaPoWriMo Day 23 – Serendipity

Today’s prompt (optional, as always) asks you to write a poem about a particular letter of the alphabet, or perhaps, the letters that form a short word. Doesn’t “S” look sneaky and snakelike? And “W” clearly doesn’t know where it’s going! Think about the shape of the letter(s), and use that as the take-off point…

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Three Butterflies

Wrote the below poem for the prompt “Butterflies” With heavy heart and tired feet I lower myself on the garden’s wooden seat Skies gray, vacant eyes and throbbing head Cluttered mind, filled with dread   A squirrel scurries, I gaze ahead; silent, in its direction Pondering wistfully, adrift; a delightful distraction Ethereal creatures before me…

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NaPoWriMo 2018: Day 22 – Just because you don’t believe in it , Doesn’t mean it can’t happen… Nothing’s Impossible

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…

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