30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 20 – Tuesday Morning

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 20: Resurrecting the Past – Write a narrative poem that brings an actual historical event to back life.   Tuesday Morning Taking a quiz in junior math class, the teacher walked out of the room Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 20 – Tuesday Morning

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 19 – Listening to Slowdive

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 19: Synesthesia – Synesthesia is defined as “the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body.” Which of Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 19 – Listening to Slowdive

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 18 – Easter Sunday

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  30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 18 – Heard It through the Coffee Line – Station yourself in 3 public places over the span of 30 minutes. Pull whatever interesting lines you can overhear into a “found sound” poem. Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 18 – Easter Sunday

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 17 – Julian

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 17: De-personification – Often in poems, authors will give animate qualities to inanimate objects to add color to an image or scene. See if you can write a poem about something animate (like a Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 17 – Julian

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 16 – Fleeting

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 16: Too Hard – What kind of poem is too hard to write? A love poem? A sestina? A poem about a subject you’ve been avoiding? Write a hard poem. Don’t worry about perfection Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 16 – Fleeting

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 14 – Beautiful Mundane

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Day 14: Poetry Graffiti – Write a poem and find a way to display it publicly. Post-it notes, masking tape, sidewalk chalk, or paper and tape are all ways to do this without getting in much trouble. Post a photo Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 14 – Beautiful Mundane

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 13 – A Moment Appreciated

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 13: Getting to Know You – Read three poems by a poet you’re not familiar with. Choose one line from each poem and weave them into a new poem. Be sure to indicate and Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 13 – A Moment Appreciated

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 12 – Ode to Melancholy British Rock Songs

Day 12: Unwritten – Create and share a poem without using written words. Totally stumped? Sing a song, record yourself speaking your poem, make a series of visual images, use sign language, etc. Alright so I did cheat a little Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 12 – Ode to Melancholy British Rock Songs

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 11- A Quiet Life

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Receipt – Locate a receipt that lists more than 3 items. Use each item listed on the receipt as a word (or words) in a line of a poem. Each item should get its own line. Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 11- A Quiet Life

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 10 -Play

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 10: Resonance – Some words have many meanings, like “resonance,” for example. Consult a dictionary for a word that resonates with you and has multiple meanings. Incorporate the definition/s into a poem. You can Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 10 -Play