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Poetry Challenge – October Reminder

October Prompt: ~ Write a poem to, or about, your future self. How might you see yourself, or your life, in ten years time.   Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com   This prompt is merely a suggestion and you may choose a topic of your liking and still be included in the challenge. Remember to… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – October Reminder

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Poetry Challenge – September Prompt

Writing a limerick is not the easy task it seems. Combining humour and keeping to the form can be especially challenging. The A and I Poetry Challenge inspired me to try. And who would not want a beach holiday?

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Poetry Challenge – September Round up

    The Prompt for September was to write a Limerick or humorous poem. Only five lines long, limerick poems have an ‘AABBA’ rhyme scheme.   Featured Poets – Colonialist's Blog     I do suppose that each season Does come with a kind of a reason, And most are quite fine, But I draw… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – September Round up

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Poetry Challenge – August prompt closing soon

A and I Poetry Challenge - August prompt Contributions for August close soon. Publish a blog post with your poem before 30th August if you wish to be included in the round up for August: Write a Heart Poem: This might be a poem with lines written in the shape of a heart, or a poem… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – August prompt closing soon

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Poetry Challenge for July

Turn on the radio to any channel. Write a poem inspired by the first thing you hear (lyrics to a song, a commercial, etc.) A Mother's Lament examines the difficulties many military families face: the re-adjustment phase of Veterans returning to normal life, after the horrors of armed conflict, and trying to deal with PTSD. This is my contribution to the Poetry Challenge that runs until October.

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A and I Poetry Challenge Roundup

We are almost half way through our Poetry Challenge and extending our skills in effective Poetry writing. The Prompt for June was to write a poem about something small that is only 5 lines long. And then: to write the same poem again using concrete words. Penpunt's excellent Afrikaans poem was incisive and succinct and… Continue reading A and I Poetry Challenge Roundup

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July Poetry Challenge and tips for Writing

TheJuly prompt fir theA andI Poetry Challenge is up. Are you joining in this month? Join us in this poetry challenge spanning two cultures and languages.

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Poetry Challenge Monthly Prompt and Poetry Writing Tips

Do you want to improve your poetry? Abstract words can sometimes confuse your message. The poetry challenge for this month examining using more concrete words. Will you take the challenge this month? My poem is to write a 5 line poem.

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Poetry Challenge and Entries for May

We have a wonderful group of poets writing for this month's challenge. Featured is a REVERSE poem, a different poem with two different meanings, depending on the direction it is read. The prompt for June is coming up. Guidelines for joining in are found here. Let us build a poetic community.