Tag Archives: Poetry month
April has been as busy as can be. Maybe next year NaPoWriMo will work out for me. Until then I have this lament:
The prompt for NaPoWriMo for the 29th was to write a poem with lines that began with the words “I remember” and see where it takes you. This is where it took me:
You never know what wonderful things you will hear on public radio.
After a trip to New England recently, I began to remember black fly season. Inspiration comes from strange places.
The prompt for day 25 of NaPoWriMo was to write a poem beginning with a line from another poem. I was going to skip it, and then all of a sudden, this popped in to my head. Thank you to Ogden … Continue reading
The NaPoWriMo prompt for yesterday, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, was to write a sonnet. So here is my first sonnet:
Mary Oliver is a Pulitzer Prize winning author. This poem is a lovely example. You can read more in her beautiful book, Dog Songs.