Frank is asking us to pen a Limerick in tonight's prompt at the bar Here is my starter for ten. I may be back with more. There once was a drummer called Paul Who had drums that had learned how to crawl They got out late one night and they sneaked out of sight … Continue reading Limerick(s)
Shay has called in to prompt us at Toads Today I'm asking you to write a poem involving a crow, or crows. They happen to be my totem animal, and I adore them, but even if you don't like crows, they make wonderful fodder for writing. As most of you know, a group of crows … Continue reading yeah….whatever!
Napowrimo prompt for the day. Today, I challenge you to write a poem that incorporates the vocabulary and imagery of a specific sport or game. Your poem could invoke chess or baseball, hopscotch or canasta, Monopoly or jai alai. The choice is yours! Happy writing! city boys on the loose here wild open … Continue reading golf (on a plate?)
It's another day for poetry at Real Toads and Sherry has this for us all. For your challenge, write a poem about the landscape you love, the places that heal you, the ones you call you home. Where do you go to replenish your stores of hope? What does the land sing to you while … Continue reading hope gets in your eyes
Painting by Scott Hutchinson Tues day Platform at Real Toads and another day on the NaPoWriMo trail Hello Friends! It’s Tuesday, your unprompted free-range day of the week in the Imaginary Garden. Today, please share with us something old, something new, or your April 4 entry for NaPoWriMo. And then hop around to read what … Continue reading crazed
img source Greetings, dear Toads. Welcome to the third day of our Poems in April challenge. Some weeks ago, people were absolutely delighted about the freakishly warm weather dancing around the Northeast region of the US. I won’t lie—I, too, smiled at the feeling of spring in the middle of winter. But after speaking to … Continue reading bare
img source ~ Today's Real Toads prompt follows and the second installment of 30 in 30 for NaPoWriMo. Greetings to all poets and friends. It is time for the Flash 55 Challenge! The rules of this prompt have not changed: Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your choice in precisely … Continue reading in or out?
30 poems in 30 days is the challenge over at Real Toads today. To begin this month-long celebration of daily poems, let’s begin by drawing the proper Tarot card. Various decks portray the Ace of Wands as a hand coming out of a cloud, the rod which Moses used to strike the water of life, … Continue reading only fools rush in
Tonight Franks is host at the bar where his prompt is Irony. The challenge is to write an ironical poem on whatever topic you desire and using any style. May the force of ambiguity be with you. img ~ http://www.innergarden.org/alchemy.html ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ elixir of life Emperor reaches for cup dying … Continue reading alchemy
img ~ https://uk.pinterest.com/dannaliurova/mother-earth/ Mish is host at dVerse tonight and offers this superb prompt. Today, I am asking you to write a poem from the perspective of one of nature’s gifts…a tree, a wildflower, a leaf in the wind or even through the eyes of a wise old owl. Think beyond personification. Get into character … Continue reading Mother Earth