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NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Ros » Wed Mar 30, 2016 9:01 pm

National Poetry Writing Month - throughout April people try to write a poem a day. If anyone wants to have a go, post them under poetry exercises here.

http://www.napowrimo.net/ provide a prompt for each day

or there's inspiration here http://christinekloceklim.com/poetry/po ... ster-list/

Everyone very welcome to join in!
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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Antcliff » Thu Mar 31, 2016 11:39 am

Are you doing this, Ros? I'll do it if you do?

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Ros » Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:54 pm

I will give it a try! I hesitate as a) I don't write well to order b) I've failed before c) writing to prompts/for the sake of it feels artificial (though good practice). But triumph of hope over experience... let's do it!

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Antcliff » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:27 pm

Ros wrote:I will give it a try! I hesitate as a) I don't write well to order b) I've failed before c) writing to prompts/for the sake of it feels artificial (though good practice). But triumph of hope over experience... let's do it!

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Jackie » Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:41 pm

About the prompts: I thought you provided the link just in case we needed inspiration. Did I misunderstand? Are we to write to prompts?

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Ros » Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:54 pm

Jackie wrote:About the prompts: I thought you provided the link just in case we needed inspiration. Did I misunderstand? Are we to write to prompts?

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Whatever you like, Jackie. There are a couple of prompts in my first post, and also more here:

http://www.napowrimo.net/

and

http://poetrysuperhighway.com/psh/categ ... mpts-2016/

Both of these will give daily prompts. I thought leaving it open like this might be more inspiring than us producing a single prompt.

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Antcliff » Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:15 pm

And they are off....

Here is my Lune (see the first prompt in NaPoWriMoDoReMeFarSoLaDeToe link)


Thunderous applause.
Rain merits:
thunderous applause.
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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by Ros » Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:37 pm

What's the best way of doing this? Perhaps if everyone participating has their own thread and adds each new poem as a reply to themselves. Comments from others are very welcome, of course. Don't worry if you can't manage every day - any contribution is great.

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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by bodkin » Sat Apr 02, 2016 11:41 am

I'm on it...
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Re: NaPoWriMo - a poem a day...

Post by David » Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:18 pm

Me too. For now, at least.

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