Apr 30 2012

Prompt for 4/30/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Greek poet Aeschylus wrote these lines: “Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget / falls drop by drop upon the heart, / until, in our own despair, / against our will, / comes wisdom / through the awful grace of God.” Write a poem using these lines as an epigraph. When you finish the poem, remove the epigraph.

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Apr 29 2012

Prompt for 4/29/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Confess five secrets that you barely even admit to yourself.

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Apr 28 2012

Prompt for 4/28/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Think of an animal, your least favorite weather, and someone you know who doesn’t speak much. Write a poem relating the three.

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Apr 27 2012

Prompt for 4/27/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Write about something that was funny, awkward, and sexy at the same time.

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Apr 26 2012

Prompt for 4/26/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Step outside wherever you are. Close your eyes and turn, pausing for a moment to face a different direction every few seconds. Note the sounds and smells you experience. Write about it.

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Apr 25 2012

Prompt for 4/25/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Find a map of a random area and write a poem about a random town.

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Apr 24 2012

Prompt for 4/24/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Write a poem with the following title: “Ten Things I Will Not Think About in the Last Seconds of my Life”.

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Apr 23 2012

Prompt for 4/23/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Use a cliché or an idiom as a title.

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Apr 22 2012

Prompt for 4/22/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Think of something you don’t want to write a poem about, either because it’s cliché or personal. Create a character who can talk about that topic, then write about it from their perspective.

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Apr 21 2012

Prompt for 4/21/12

marshall

For NaPoWriMo, we are posting a new writing prompt every day. Here’s today’s prompt:

Write a poem about one of today’s news headlines.
Bonus Points: Use an obscure, inner-pages headline.

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