"For today’s prompt, write a panic poem. There are any number of things a person can panic about, including severe weather, military invasions, or what to wear to an event. And while some may be more life or death than others, that feeling of panic is just as real for a person who has to… Continue reading Readers Digest PAD Challenge April 8th
I am a little behind in the Readers Digest Poem A Day Challenge for National Poetry Month. My daughter's getting married in May and there has just been so much happening. My apologies. Here is my attempt to catch up. Read Day 1 and Day 2 here. Day 3: "For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of Love,” replace… Continue reading Catching up on PAD Challenge
For today’s prompt, write a “not today” poem. Maybe it’s normal to give in to outside pressures, but not today. Or maybe you’re usually very disciplined in your health and wellness habits, but not today. Or maybe you struggle to write poems, but not today. I'll Be Me I'll be okay Like a pheonix from… Continue reading April 2 PAD Challenge
Reader's Digest is having a poem a day challenge for National Poetry Month. I thought I'd give it a shot. Each day of April they will give a prompt and the challenge is to write your poem based on that prompt. This was today's: "For today’s prompt, write a reminiscing poem. In my mind, this means… Continue reading Poem a Day Challenge
The other day I was listening to this Writing Excuses Podcast. It featured a guest speaker named Linda Addison, who is a famous writer and poet. At the end of the podcast she challenged us to write what she called a "life poem" using the line. "Driving through the tears". Let's just say I was inspired.… Continue reading Am I a Poet?