Writing Process Blog Tour

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My lovely writer friend from grad school, Rachel Pollock, tagged me in the Writing Process Blog Tour. Rachel is a super awesome writer of non-fiction, fiction, plays, and poetry as well as being a fellow Morrissey/Smiths fan. 🙂 Check out Continue reading Writing Process Blog Tour

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 30 – Tomorrow’s Horizon

Well, today is the last day of the 30 Day Poetry Challenge! I did it! 30 poems in 30 days. 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 30 – In the End: Write a poem that begins with something ending. Tomorrow’s Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 30 – Tomorrow’s Horizon

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 29 – Shifting Clouds

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  30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 29: Malapropos of what? – A malapropism is the use of an incorrect word in place of a word with a similar sound/appearance. For instance, “candy stripper” instead of “candy striper,” or “optical conclusion” Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 29 – Shifting Clouds

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 28 – Clutter

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  30 Day Poetry Challenge –  Day 28: Knocking off the dust – Go into the back of your closet, or shed, or some other storage space and pick three objects at random — write a poem about them. It Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 28 – Clutter

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 27 – There Isn’t Any Nostalgia Here

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    30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 27: Active Imagination – Close your eyes and try to recall a time you were alone in nature. See the sights, hear the sounds, and breathe in the scents that were present in Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 27 – There Isn’t Any Nostalgia Here

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 26 – Drugged Out

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  30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 26: Extra! Extra! Craft a poem made entirely of newspaper headlines.    Here is a pantoum of headlines from CNN.com articles.   Drugged Out How safe are your prescription drugs? Women sues over meningitis Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 26 – Drugged Out

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 25 – Rookery

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 25: A quorum of… hedgehogs?: Groupings of living things (other than humans) have very specific and often interesting names; a murder of crows and a gaggle of geese are a few of the more Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 25 – Rookery

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 24 – Walking Through Your Hometown

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 24: House of Mirrors – Write a poem that is narratively logical from start to finish and vice versa. For an extra challenge try writing two poems, weaving the lines together, and then adapting Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 24 – Walking Through Your Hometown

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 23 – Dreaming in Albums

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 23: Found it in the Top 20 – Make a top twenty list of your favorite records (or books, or songs, or bird calls), turn them into a list poem. Dreaming in Albums You Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 23 – Dreaming in Albums

30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 22 – Let It Set You Free

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30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 22: Wind Poem – If you inhale to be inspired, poetry will be your exhale. When putting pen to paper (or fingers to a keyboard), take deep breaths. Write only when you are exhaling, and Continue reading 30 Day Poetry Challenge – Day 22 – Let It Set You Free