Poetry

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Pithy Five

On Day Eighteen at NaPoWriMo, the optional prompt is based on Faisal Mohyuddin’s poem “Five Answers to the Same Question.” Today, I’d like to challenge you to write your own poem that provides five answers to the same question – without ever specifically identifying the question that is being answered. PITHY FIVE 1. stand on …

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Kings and underlings

Hola everyone! Happy to be back before the end of day, for the first time during napowrimo. The Day 12 prompt at NaPoWriMo is up and my poetic slumber is postponed for today. First the prompt. Write a poem about a very small thing. Whether it’s an atom, a button, a hummingbird’s egg, dollhouse furniture, …

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the big JUNGLE

Welcome back to Day Eleven at NaPoWriMo. It’s alphabet ‘J’ at the A to Z Challenge. The prompt for today is to write a poem about a very large thing. It could be a mountain or a blue whale or a skyscraper or a planet or the various contenders for the honor of being the Biggest …

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Day Ten #NaPoWriMo

It’s the tenth day at NAPOWRIMO. It’s been a little busy for me. The prompt for today is a love poem. I just refurbished an old one today. Hope you enjoy reading it. remember love thathappily ever afterdoesn’t meanno gloom at all. the winds of changeare preordainedand likelyto make you trip and fall. spring is …

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a new IDENTITY

Posting for the ninth day at NaPoWriMo. The tenth day has already started here in India, but I’m taking the liberty to go by EST. The prompt is to write a nonet. A nonet has nine lines. The first line has nine syllables, the second has eight, and so on until you get to the …

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Hermit

On day eight of NaPoWriMo, the prompt is to name your alter-ego, and then describe him/her in detail. Then write in your alter-ego’s voice. No explanations today, just poetry. I’ve attempted the short poetry form (five lines slsll; can I call it the Tanka?) because I didn’t want to use too many words. My alter …

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Gales Spring Up

Hello and welcome to Day Seven of NaPoWriMo. The alphabet for the A to Z Blogging Challenge and for BlogchatterA2Z is ‘G’. First about the poem for the day. The challenge is to write a poem that argues against, or somehow questions, a proverb or saying. They say that “all cats are black at midnight,” …

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For All Seasons

I am late for Day 6 at NaPoWriMo but as they say better late than never. It’s also Day 6 at A to Z Blogging Challenge. The prompt for Day 6 was a variation of an acrostic poem. But rather than spelling out a word with the first letters of each line, we were to …

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after the End

It’s the day of alphabet E at A to Z Blogging Challenge, and Day 5 at NAPOWRIMO 2022. The poetry prompt for the day is interesting but I’m in no mood to think hard. So I’ve saved it for another day. (If you’d like to check the prompt, you can do it here). Instead, I’m …

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