National Poetry Month doin’s

I have been SO BUSY doingΒ  poetic things this month, I have forgotten to let you guys know what *I* am doing

  1. Going to a poetry slam later this week, not sure what I will read yet. (I’ll let you know how it goes)
  2. I have been posting a poetry prompt EVERY DAY over at Poetry Pasta (www.poetrypasta.wordpress.com)
  3. An unexpected call from a friend and poet, Ed πŸ™‚Β  Got a book of his poetry from years ago. Gave him a copy of …details…
  4. Discovered a poet, Scott Thomas Outlar on Youtube πŸ™‚
  5. Participating in the 30 for 30 contest (by Mike Maggio)

Catching up…

I’m still inviting poetry prompts from you guys πŸ™‚ Here are poetry prompts 1-3 from Poetry Pasta:

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April 1, 2017Β  Prompt #1 – not funny

His serious face (5)
He is the cat of Judgement (7)
This is not funny (5)

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April 2, 2017Β Β  Poetry Prompt #2 – patience

I
learned it in line
at the post office

You
need it for work
need it for family

Axel Rose
sang about it

If I can’t
have you right now,
I’ll wait here.

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April 3, 2017Β  Poetry Prompt #3 – Write about your father or father figure

I
once gave
Dad
a poem
for
Father’s Day
when I was
younger

I
once gave
Dad
writing on green paper
for
Father’s Day
when I was
younger

I liked
that song
Father Figure
when it came out
when I was
younger

 

The poem “The Writer” by Richard Wilbur

 

 

Father Figure by George Michael