poetry

1 Nov, Day 1 of Poetry challenge

Can you write a poem, today on the topic “NEW DAY“.  This is day one of the PAD (Poem a Day) challenge for November. If you’re taking part, interpret that how you will, and write a poem. (If absolutely uninspired by this given topic – I know I’m finding it a bit obvious, cliched and bland – then do an experimental dip into Poetry Foundation … Continue reading 1 Nov, Day 1 of Poetry challenge

7 reasons to write a poem a day in November

Just heard about this – minutes away from the 1st of November – a Poem-a-day challenge to write in response to a prompt – then make the best poems into a chapbook (poetry booklet) of 10-20 page before midnight 15th January.  Challenge by Writer’s Digest.   Why Take Part? Why not?  There is no entry fee, no requirement to even post that you intend to … Continue reading 7 reasons to write a poem a day in November

Poem as wise advice – Rachel Macy Stafford

  Maybe the best thing you could do right now is just sit with it awhile. Maybe the bravest thing you could do right now is just decide this will not defeat you. Maybe the most productive thing you could do right now is just fold your hands in solitude. Maybe the most sensible thing you could do right now is just laugh … laugh … Continue reading Poem as wise advice – Rachel Macy Stafford