Monthly Archives: April 2015

National Poetry Writing Month Poem #12 – Making Rhubarb Crumble

I’ve skipped #10 and #11 for now because I really liked the prompts for both of them but wasn’t getting to where I wanted with either poem. Hopefully I can come back to them with a fresh head in a … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #9 – The Weavers

The optional prompt for Day 9 of NaPoWriMo was to write a visual poem or a calligram, where the words are arranged in a specific shape or image. I didn’t quite go in that direction but wrote a poem inspired … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #8 – Glimmering

Poem Number 8 for NaPoWriMo. I’m not following the optional prompt today, I had to get this one out of my head and onto paper. Thanks for reading 🙂 Glimmering Tiny leaves of green or purple so young and new … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #5 – Easter Haiku

The optional theme for Day 5 of NaPoWriMo is to choose an Emily Dickinson poem, take out the dashes and put it into a block of prose. Then put it back into poetry form, adding or subtracting words. I struggled with … Continue reading

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Man and Machine – a 100 word story

This week’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt comes courtesy of ©Jennifer Pendergast To join the challenge to write a story in 100 words (or thereabouts) by Friday, click here To read other contributions from a great group of writers from around the … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #4 – Saving The Olive Tree

Day four of the NaPoWriMo challenge is to write either a love poem or a break-up poem without the clichés. See the National Poetry Writing Month Facebook page or www.napowrimo.com for more on this challenge. Saving the olive tree You took … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #3 – Beyond Suspended Animation

After a minor blip yesterday I am now back on track with poem number 3 written and posted on Day 3. Today’s optional challenge is to write a fourteener, a poem with 14 syllables in each line. This is completely … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #2 – Like Stars

So this is poem number two for National Poetry Writing Month, only a day late. Hopefully I’ll get number three done later today so I’ll have caught up. The optional theme for Day 2 is ‘Stars.’ Again, and in the … Continue reading

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Confusion Street – A 100 word story

This week’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt comes courtesy of Lauren Moscato via Amy Reese To get find out how to get involved, click here To read other contribution click on the blue froggy Genre: Fiction Confusion Street I think there … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #1 – Popping out for coffee between the showers

I have decided to embrace the challenge of National Poetry Writing Month (see www.napowrimo.net)  to write a poem a day in April. I suspect that I will not manage 30, especially at times when I have a lot of work on … Continue reading

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