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Poetry vs. Prose

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Prose  (posted by Susan) “Your challenge is to do one or more of these in a new poem:” -describe prose vs. poetry -use the prose element of dialogue fitting the character who speaks it … Continue reading

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Poetry as Solitary Seed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform: “You Are A Poet!”  (posted by Anmol) “Write a poem titled, “Poetry as…,” perhaps in the style of Ferlinghetti who speaks of poetry as an insurgent art while exhorting … Continue reading

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Poets are Dreamers

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Poetry (Posted by Susan) “Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.” ― Aristotle “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes … Continue reading

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When to Face a Challenge

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #238 – Motivation:  Challenge Write about challenge, personal or general. Even poets face challenges in the form of a difficult prompt, or in the form of a form that vexes them. Pick up the … Continue reading

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widening

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1603 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (7) phoenix “I have chosen a haiku created by Dolores of Ada’s Poetry Alcove. She wrote this haiku in response on the “rebirth” of our Time Glass feature last week.” … Continue reading

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The Pull of Poetry Writing

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Who? What? Why?  (Posted by Toni) I would like you all to write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I would like you to give us your age … Continue reading

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“poet’s craft”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu Special #1 – “The Poet’s Craft” – essay by Kim Express what you think “poet’s craft” is, reflecting on own experiences as haiku and tanka poets. “The poet’s craft is something that I think about a … Continue reading

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The End Of April

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 30 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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What Helps You Survive?

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Haibun Monday:  “The Best Things In Life Are Free” (posted by HayesSpencer) “I keep singing this song lately, The Best Things in Life are Free. And to be truthful, they are. They are also priceless as … Continue reading

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Poetry Group

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 22 Two-for-Tuesday:  1) Write a sharing poem or write a poem about receiving something that was shared.  2) Write a selfish poem. We sit at an oblong table in library … Continue reading

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