Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

Fun Things To Do

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #349 A “Shel” of Your Former Self THE LITTLE BOY AND THE OLD MAN By Shel Silverstein Said the little boy, sometimes I drop my spoon. Said the little old man, I do that too. … Continue reading

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An Old Song Plays In My Mind

Written for: Poetic Bloomings, Prompt #338 “Hey, That’s My Line” #5 “Take that “I wish I had written that” line from one of the poems posted at Poetic Bloomings, or of a poem you love, and for the moment, make … Continue reading

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Crows Calling At Night

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: China-Kingdom of the Poem (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “The Poetics’ Challenge here is: Select any ONE of the above poems and with as many re-reads as you need, imagine what the poet has … Continue reading

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Your Life

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #323 Playing Favorites #6 ‘“Playing Favorites” is as simple as choosing a favorite poet/poem (world famous or just famous in our own little garden) and picking a line or title of one of their … Continue reading

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After The End

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Poetics: Beginning at the End (posted by Laura B.) “For this Poetics prompt I’ve selected some final lines of poetry. Choose ONE and write your poem as continuation where the poet left off, thematically, in … Continue reading

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Finding Space

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #52: Something About Mary (posted by Rosemary) “One of the things I did in the break was lots and lots of reading. And one of the things I read, cover to cover, … Continue reading

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Protection

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #42: About Those Bones . . . (posted by Magaly) “Today’s prompt came to mind some weeks ago, when Magical Mystical Teacher posted the following haiku: fingers framed by light clutching an … Continue reading

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Greyness Lifting

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: The Charms of Samuel Greenberg (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “Searching for inspiration for this Poetics prompt, I first fell upon Rimbaud which led me to Hart Crane who surreptitiously resurrected an “impoverished, proto-surrealist … Continue reading

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Response to “Birches” by Frost

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to April PAD – T-minus 3 A milder March gives way to April’s indecisiveness. Budded trees may open only to close like delicate daffodils in chill wind. So sad am I to see a promising … Continue reading

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Maple Tree

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft  (posted by Frank Hubeny) – Imitation Practice “The prompt today is to identify some poetic technique, theme or style that you enjoy and would like to try yourself … Continue reading

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