Monthly Archives: April 2015

Turtle Disaster Really Awfully Reversed


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) The final day – NaPoWriMo Day Thirty.  Here we have a prompt to ‘… take a poem you’ve already written, and flip the order of … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Good Review


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For the penultimate  NaPoWriMo poem – Day Twenty Nine – I feel entitled to rest on my laurels a bit.  After all, I have … Continue reading

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Really Awful Bridge Passages


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) ‘I’d like to challenge you to write a poem about bridges’ is the prompt for NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Eight.  ‘Write about bridges,’ we were … Continue reading

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Really Awful Hay-Diddle-Diddle-(Na)-Kus.


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) And so we come to NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Seven, where the prompt challenges creation of six-word haiku forms known as hay(na)ku with lines of … Continue reading

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A Really Awfully Friendly Cockroach


NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Six prompts: ‘write a persona poem – a poem in the voice of someone else’ so here goes: Hi there! I’m Cocky – I’m a roach… Why do you shrink at my approach? Why is it you … Continue reading

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Dare to do a Really Awful Clerihew


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) For NaPoWriMo Day Twenty Five there is an invitation to try the Clerihew. ‘These are rhymed, humorous quatrains involving a specific person’s name. You … Continue reading

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Ode hear, this is Really Awfully Shakespearean


(Click on appropriate section of sidebar on right for translations, writings, compositions, awards and special series.) It is suggested that for  NaPoWriMo  Day  Twenty Four  one should ‘write a parody or satire based on a famous poem. It can be … Continue reading

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