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Writing 201 Day Ten: Future/Sonnet/Chiasmus

Ugh, I don’t want this to be the last prompt. I had so much fun. I learned so many new devices and forms! Today’s Prompt: Future Today’s Form: Sonnet (4-4-3-3 is the most common line length. I’m using Shakespeare’s abab … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Day Nine: Landscape/Found Poem/Enumeratio

Wow! Time goes by so quickly. I’m a week behind and Writing 201 has already ended. Either way, I want to finish this. 🙂 Today’s Prompt: Landscape Today’s Form: Found Poem (I used some poems I wrote already. Some are published … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Day Eight: Drawer/Ode/Apostrophe

Today’s Prompt: Drawer Today’s Form: Ode Today’s Device: Apostrophe Hidden I’ve kept it away somewhere, hidden from watchful eyes I understand; it is something you despise But God, I do feel triumphant Holding your dusty watch In my hands. The sheer … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Day Seven: Fingers/Prose/Assonance

NOTE: I’m still one day behind, but the next post will be today’s assignment. Today’s Prompt: Fingers Today’s Form: Prose Today’s Device: Assonance The Meaning of Her Touch I closely watch how she holds that red colored pencil. I see … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Day Six: Hero(ine), Ballad, Epistrophe

NOTE: I’m very behind! I’ve been busy and haven’t been able to get on WordPress. Sorry for the influx of posts today. 🙂 Today’s Prompt: Hero(ine) Today’s Form: Ballad I’m using an AAB//CCB//DDB//EEB rhyme scheme with four stanzas. This is … Continue reading

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Writing 201: Poetry Potluck

I found a poetic gem while poring over an old bookstore in Florida: “Morning in the Hospital Solarium” by Sylvia Plath. You can read the poem at http://allpoetry.com/Morning-In-The-Hospital-Solarium . Sylvia Plath’s poems have wonderful imagery, and I think that’s draws me in. I’ve … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Day Five: Fog/Elegy/Metaphor

Today’s Prompt: Fog Today’s Form: Elegy Today’s Device: Metaphor “I can’t do this tonight.” My body feels half-alive And my mind chants “You can’t!” My thoughts Are a raging storm; Yelling, “You can’t do this anymore!” As my feet hit the floor … Continue reading

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