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First Lines – a poem for National Poetry Writing Month

I’m dipping into National Poetry Writing Month again. After a quick browse through the prompts on the Lagan Press website I chose not today’s but that of Day 7: First Line – “Pick a poetry book off your shelf and … Continue reading

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A Poem to the Character of Death

I had more or less decided not to do NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) this year because I have a bit too much going on at the moment but here I am. I came across this post from Lagan Press … Continue reading

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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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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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