Category: OctPoWriMo

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Definitely NOT the Ballroom Blitz

Hey everyone. How are you? I’m doing ok today. Still feeling a bit down but I think I’ve finally reconciled my feelings and we’ll see where it takes me. Let’s get into today’s poetry challenge, shall we? We’re writing about being late, and the anxiety and stress that creates. The suggested poetic...

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Raindrops On My Windowpane the Saturday He Died

My Sunday is not going so well, though I’m not sure just when or where it began to metamorphose into what it is. Somehow the day turned into “a day”. Maybe I just didn’t get enough sleep, or maybe I’m just feeling caged in a bit. So, when I was finally...

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Getting Creative with The New Royalty

Guess what? We got to play with words again today but in a different way. Today’s challenge is to get creative with Blackout Poetry. Until today, I had never tried this, other than highlighting college textboks, but somehow I don’t think that counts. Blackout poetry is when you get a book,...

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Some Fun and Moon Madness

OctPoWriMo challenge-Days 17 and 8 (for me). Today’s challenge: Words, Words, Words. Cut out words that catch your eye from newspapers, magazines, junk mail, etc, or use a random word generator or magnetic poetry (including the online one here-very addictive, trust me) and take a picture or screen shot of what...

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Once Upon a Time There Was Silence

  Good morning (I say as I yawn and stretch). The kids are off to school, I have my cup of tea, and I’m ready to get on with the day. So, what is in the plans? Not a lot, hopefully. It’s Thursday and, with any luck, I can get some...

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We’re at the Halfway Point-Perfect!

I woke up exactly at 4 am this morning. No idea why, either but I’m in the best mood. I know, incredible. Who does that? Me, apparently. Anyway, I discovered my next poetry challenge waiting for me in my email: the halfway point. We’re there. Today marks fifteen days of poems...

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What Really Inspires a Poet

This morning I woke up and read the email from OctpoWriMo with today’s prompt in it. I actually don’t consider these prompts really, more like inspirations. Let’s throw something out there and see what transpires from it. A challenge isn’t a challenge if you just say write what you want. A...

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Color Your World & Revolution

Ready for more poetry for the poetry challenge? Today’s prompt was “Color Your World”. After days of some pretty intensive subjects for poetry it was time for a more light-hearted approach. But I had to sit for a bit with this one. There are so many different ways I could have gone....

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Desire is Love’s pure flame…

I have to admit that I love today’s poetry challenge which really didn’t seem much of a challenge to me being about obsession and desire. You see, poets know desire, intimately. We are ruled by our passion, our Muse, and to know our Muse is to know desire, to be obsessed...

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