Poem A Day: November 26-29

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Through Thanksgiving and Black Friday, the Writer’s Digest 2013 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge must continue. Only one more day to go!

November 26, 2013
Prompt: Two for Tuesday
 1. Take the phrase “Free (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.
2. Take the phrase “(blank) Free,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

November 27, 2013
Prompt: Write a local poem. 

November 28, 2013
Prompt: Write a bird poem.

November 29, 2013
Prompt: Write a commercial poem.

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Poem A Day: November 23-25

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The final week in the  Writer’s Digest 2013 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge is finally here!

November 23, 2013
Prompt: Write an “I shouldn’t be here” poem. You can decide where you shouldn’t be: maybe it’s a place, maybe it’s a time, or maybe (just maybe) it’s a state of mind.

November 24, 2013
Prompt: Write a poem that responds to a statement.

Freedom is a pretty strange thing. Once you’ve experienced it, it remains in your heart and no one can take it away.  – Ai Weiwei

November 25, 2013
Prompt: For today’s prompt, take a poem from earlier in the challenge (that you’ve written) and remix it.

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Poem A Day: November 21-22

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Is it just me or are the prompts getting more challenging in the  Writer’s Digest 2013 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge? Only, one more week to go!!

November 21, 2013
Prompt: Write a secret message poem. Maybe it’s a coded message, a message in a bottle, sign language, foreign language, etc.

Can you figure it out? 😉

November 22, 2013
For today’s prompt, write a poem using at least three of the following six words:

  • ideogram
  • remora
  • casket
  • eclipse
  • selfie
  • wretch

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Poem A Day: November 19-20

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Almost three weeks into the  Writer’s Digest 2013 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge and I’m still hanging in there!

November 19, 2013
Prompt: “Two for Tuesday” 1. Write a love poem. Or … 2. Write an anti-love poem.

November 20, 2013
Prompt: Take the phrase “Always (blank),” replace the blank with a new word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

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Poem A Day: November 16-18

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The Writer’s Digest 2013 November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge is still going strong! If you’re looking for some poetic reading, consider checking out the submissions for each day of the challenge. There are so many talented poets submitting really beautiful lines!

Here are my latest submissions:

November 16, 2013
Prompt: Write a half-way poem.

November 17, 2013
Prompt: Write an element poem. Maybe an element from the periodic table (hydrogen, oxygen, etc.). Maybe an element of surprise?!? Or a missing element, which could refer to a person, tool, or poem.

November 18, 2013

Prompt: Write a “forget what I said earlier” poem. This poem could be a response to a poem you wrote earlier in the challenge (or just earlier in general). Or it could cover one of those moments when you say something that ends up proving wrong or that you wish you’d taken back.

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c.b.w. 2013