Tag: National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month – Day 30: Strong Tea

Here we are, on the last day of April and the last poem for this year’s National Poetry Month. I hope you enjoyed the poems. Today’s prompt was, a nice strong cup of tea, and I went with free verse today. So pull up…

National Poetry Month – Day 29: Two Poems

Today you get two poems, because I cannot count how many days there are in April and ended up with 31 prompts. So, the two prompts are steely gaze and dearth of toilet paper. The poems forms are septolet and haiku. Steely Gaze Staringin…

National Poetry Month – Day 28: Scream in the Wind

Today the prompt is, scream in the wind, and for the form I return to the chant. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Scream in the Wind Shall the gods comedown from the mountainwith the cold winter snowtheir fury unabatedand scream within the wind Shall the gods…

National Poetry Month – Day 27: Giddy Up Hitch

So today’s prompt was, that’ll put a giddy up in your hitch, and I used a variation on a cascade form for the poem. It’s also a bit dark, so be warned. Giddy Up Hitch That’ll put a giddy up in your hitch,my old…

National Poetry Month – Day 26: Beyond the Farthest Star

Today’s poem is a Villanelle from the prompt, beyond the farthest star. Image by WikiImages from Pixabay  Beyond the Farthest Star Beyond the reach of infinity’s gaze,past the edge of the blackest nightwe journey alone, amid stalwart days Bound in steel, a shell-like mazeof humanity’s aspiration in…