National Poem Writing Month 2018 Day#23: Today… Continue reading →
National Poem Writing Month 2018 Day#22: Write a poem taking one of the following statements of something impossible, and then write a poem in which the impossible thing happens:
The sun can’t rise in the west.
A circle can’t have corners.
Pigs can’t fly.
The clock can’t strike thirteen.
The stars cannot rearrange themselves in the sky.
A mouse can’t eat an elephant.
National Poem Writing Month 2018 Day#19: Write a poem taking the cue from Dan Brady’s suggestion that erasure/word banks can allow for compelling repetitive effects. Today we challenge you to write a paragraph that briefly recounts a story, describes the scene outside your window, or even gives directions from your house to the grocery store. Now try erasing words from this paragraph to create a poem or, alternatively, use the words of your paragraph to build a new poem. Continue reading →
The original poem is being taken from the book Wings of Poetry: Layers of Life (2018) by my fellow blogger admirer Meenakshidi (Sethi) who has also become my second Elder Sister. The poem name is “Till This Cycle Breaks”, and it goes like this– Continue reading →