Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 30 – Your Love’s Not Like a Blackjack Weed (Opposite to “My Love is Like a Red Red Rose”)

Today’s Prompt: Rewrite each line of a poem you like, replacing each word (or as many words as you can) with words that mean the opposite… Did I mention that they included “short” before “poem” in the prompt? No? Probably … Continue reading

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Day 28 – Red, Vermilion, Scarlet, Crimson

Today’s Prompt: Write a colour poem using synonyms and associations with a certain colour. Red, Vermilion, Scarlet, Crimson by Angel Dawson Red, vermilion, scarlet, crimson, Love and passion, danger, heat. Russet, amaranth, cherry, carmine, Leaves and flowers, rubies, fruit. ~oOo~ … Continue reading

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Day 24 – It’s Getting a Little Too Late (Limerick)

Today’s Prompt: Uninspiring and ignored (anagrams). Thank goodness for limericks, when all else fails… It’s Getting a Little Too Late by Angel Dawson It’s Getting a Little Too Late, To populate this empty slate, My muse has gone west, I … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Fairy Dresses of Blossoms Pink (Triolet)

Today’s Prompt: Write a Triolet – Triolets are rather fascinating, as they have 8 lines and an iambic tetrameter (8 syllables per line) and lines 1, 4 and 7 are identical, and then lines 2 and 8 are also identical. … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Painter’s Sunset/Painted Sunset

Today’s Prompt: Write a poem about nature in honour of Earth Day. I can’t decide which title to choose – in fact, I struggle more coming up with most of the titles than I do the poems… Painter’s Sunset/Painted Sunset … Continue reading

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Day 21 – In The Fortune Cookie Jar

Today’s Prompt: Use fortune cookie fortunes to make a poem. This was actually a lot of fun, although I completely blanked out as far as fortunes went and had to visit http://www.fortunecookiemessage.com for some ideas. They have a LOT to … Continue reading

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Day 20 – The Gold Digger

Today’s Prompt: Write a poem using at least 5 of the following words – owl, abscond, willowy, mercurial, curl, elusive, twice, ghost, truffle, svelte, rodomontade, non-pareil. The Gold Digger by Angel Dawson As the moon shimmered gold On her willowy … Continue reading

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