Category Archives: GloPoWriMo

Immy-agination in Art


GloPoWriMo Day 22 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that engages with another art form – it might be about a friend of yours who paints or sculpts, your high school struggles … Continue reading

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Utter Noun Scents


GloPoWriMo 2019 Day 21 Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that incorporates wild, surreal images. Try to play around with writing that doesn’t make formal sense, but which engages all the senses and involves dream-logic. Where … Continue reading

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Screened


GloPoWriMo 2019 Day 20 Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that “talks.” Try to write a poem grounded in language as it is spoken – not necessarily the grand, dramatic speech of a monologue or play, … Continue reading

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Good Buys Fare Well; Abecedarian Rhyme with Little Reason.


As good buys at our local flea market last weekend before the goodbyes that followed, I found the loot pictured above. The most expensive item was the keyboard stand for my second keyboard and towards my tutor on keyboards currently … Continue reading

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Elegy for an Unidentified Companion


GloPoWriMo Day 18 Prompt: today: I’d like to challenge you to write an elegy of your own, one in which the abstraction of sadness is communicated not through abstract words, but physical detail. Out of the very corner of my … Continue reading

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The Dreadit Edit


GloPoWriMo Day 17 Prompt is as follows: Today, I’d like you to challenge you to write a poem that presents a scene from an unusual point of view: I am a book that has been done And dusted; I would … Continue reading

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Wild Words and Feral Tamed.


For GloPoWriMo Day 16 I am ignoring the prompt, and instead am taking  Wordle 399 as the rhyme of the day. Brenda has done the usual fiendish job of steering one inexorably in a certain direction with the choice of words, … Continue reading

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