NaPoWriMo: Day 29 – WHEN…

National Poetry Writing Challenge Day 29 to take one of your favorite poems and find a very specific, concrete noun in it. Then take the chosen word and spend five minutes free-writing associations- other nouns, adjectives. Then use your original word and results of your free-writing as building blocks for a new poem.   Here’s…

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NaPoWriMo : Day 28 – Who’s the Boss?

National Poetry Writing Challenge Day 28 is to write a poem using Skeltonic Verse. Skeltonic Verse gets it’s name from John Skelton, a fifteenth century English poet who pioneered the use of short stanzas with irregular meter, but two strong stresses per line (otherwise known as “dipodic” or two-footed verse). The lines rhyme but there’s…

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