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
Today a double kind of reconstruction: of a house and of a poem. And then we can have gelato, if it’s open. First the house: the two photos above show the same house as it was five years ago (left) and last September (right). In … Continue reading Day 19: Thursday Doors, 19/4/18: Reconstruction
I feel peace today. How to achieve this feeling? Challenge 18: “First, find a poem in a book or magazine (ideally one you are not familiar with). Use a piece of paper to cover over everything but the last line. Now write a line of … Continue reading Day 18: Peace
Today’s special: A combination of images of awakening nature for WPC and a sonnet to play around with meter and rhyme. Challenge 16: “Write a poem that prominently features the idea of play.” A sonnet, Slovenian-style. Meter: U-U-U-U-U-U, rhyme: abba-baab-cdc-dcd. My definition of the ultimate … Continue reading Day 16 & WPC: A sonnet to April awakening
Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. —Kurt Vonnegut Challenge 9: “We challenge you today to write a poem in which something big and something small come together.” Little big things You little … Continue reading Day nine: Big and small
My furry companion turns five today, which is also how long I have been living in Italy. Challenge 8: “Write poems in which mysterious and magical things occur.” I’m starting to feel the reality of the fact that prior to embracing this month-long challenge I … Continue reading Day eight: Happy 5th birthday, Bestia!
Today, apart from including my daily April poem for NaPoWriMo, I also link to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge on the subject of Happy. But first Challenge 7: “Write out a list of all of your different layers of identity. … Now divide all of those things into … Continue reading Day seven + CFFC: Happy