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Do you Remember an Inn?

Have you ever found yourself reciting a poem you learnt many, years ago at school? One that you were tasked to learn by rote and recite out loud in front of the class? Why do these words stick like Super Glue to our permanent memory cells? When so much else fails to the memory wayside?… Continue reading Do you Remember an Inn?

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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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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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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.

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A and I Poetry Challenge #3 May

Anyone can write a poem, sometimes we are just stuck for ideas. A and I's Poetry Challenge can help you get started. It is open to everyone, but especially beginners and is a way to find other like minded people. Help us build a beginner poetry community. Join the poetry challenege. Post a poem once a month for six months. Join us. You are very welcome!