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
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?
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
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
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.
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