Challenge 25: “Today, we challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a warning label . . . for yourself!” whatever you do around me, beware not to: speak falsely bat eyelashes especially at my man but most of all do not … Continue reading Day 25: Do not
Today’s poem answers to two prompts. How did that happen? I almost wished to write a poem outside of the NaPoWriMo prompt today, for the first time, since it’s about death and I had a happy birthday post to post. But then I learned about … Continue reading Day 24 & dVerse: Hopeful elegy in 44 words
Juhuuuu! It’s elephant time of year again since today is the birthday of my elephant-collecting friend. I miss you and wish you could come here just by wishing. First some images from our lovely summer picnic by your lake Mengeš (even many compatriots don’t know … Continue reading Happy birthday, Taja!
Today a cento made of song lyrics and a war between green and yellow in images. Challenge 23: “Today, we challenge you to honor this idea with a poem based in sound. The poem, for example, could incorporate overheard language. Perhaps it could incorporate a … Continue reading Day 23 & WPC: Prolific yellow and green
Today was a good day. Challenge 22: “Today, I’d like you to take one of the following statements of something impossible, and then write a poem in which the impossible thing happens: The sun can’t rise in the west. / A circle can’t have corners. / Pigs can’t … Continue reading Day 22: Flying pigs
Challenge 21: “Try writing a poem that plays with the myth of Narcissus in some way.” Again, thank you for introducing me to an excellent poet. I wish to draw your attention to Antoinette Brim who is responsible for today’s prompt. I find her Walmart … Continue reading Day 21: Narcissus
What a great craft resource today! Hail, hail, the disobedient! I enjoyed reading the essay by poet Alice Notley so much that I almost forgot to write my poem. First, Challenge 20: “Write a poem that involves rebellion in some way.” Immediately I felt quite … Continue reading Day 20: Rebel rebel