Tag Archives: Written for Challenge

One More Loved One Gone

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 30! For today’s prompt, take the phrase “One More (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Leave It In My Hands

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 “For today’s prompt, write a remix poem. That is, take one of your poems from earlier in the month and remix it. If it was originally free verse, … Continue reading

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Losing Patience

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 “For today’s prompt, write a mood poem. Your poem could set the mood. Or it could be about a mood. Maybe display someone in a mood, whether that’s … Continue reading

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Assurance of the Moon

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a shaky poem.  Or . . . Write a sturdy poem. I want to be wrapped in moon glow, feel secure instead of astray. Your … Continue reading

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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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When Reality is Abhorrent

Written for:  Poetic  Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 “For today’s prompt, take a line from a poem written earlier this month, make that the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Quote an entire … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 24 “For today’s prompt, write a salty poem. I love sweet foods, but I also love savory (and salty) foods. Honestly, I just like food. There, I said it. … Continue reading

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I Can’t Handle . . .

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 23 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “I Can’t (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Books

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD  Chapbook Challenge Write a praise poem. poetry, novels, short stories my inventory family sagas, mysteries my journey author’s recurring detectives my preference Delving into a book’s essence transports, puts me under a spell. … Continue reading

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I Have A Voice

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD  Chapbook Challenge – Day 21 For today’s prompt, write a protest poem. These poems don’t have to be political (though that’s fine–just poem nicely). My 9-year-old protests taking showers every. single. time. A … Continue reading

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