Tag Archives: Golden Shovel form

We Squat Upon The Beach of Love*

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 “For today’s prompt, write an ambitious poem. Maybe that means trying to write a poem in a complicated poetic form (sestina anyone?). Or maybe it means your poem … Continue reading

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Carry Your Burdens

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 30! “Write a closing time poem.  Another way of coming at this prompt is to write a poem in which something is coming to an end.” This poem is based … Continue reading

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Apart

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Bold Tributes  (posted by Amaya) Welcome to Tuesday Poetics with your host, Amaya. In the prophetic spirit of Martin Luther King Jr., tonight we are going to be bold in our truth-telling by … Continue reading

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New York City

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Pick a city and make that the title of your poem; then write your poem. This city’s skyline shines in pretty sapphire and white lighting up night. Women and … Continue reading

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Wedding

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub-Meeting the Bar:  the Golden Shovel form Here are the rules, in a nutshell: – Take a line (or lines) from a poem you admire. – Use each word in the line(s) as an END word … Continue reading

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Horse’s Point Of View

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 21 Write a poem that responds (or somehow communicates) with another poem. Form – Golden Shovel: Take a line (or lines) from a poem you admire. Use each word in the line … Continue reading

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