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Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt didn’t work for me (nothing personal, y’all). And what is it about prompts, that they always seem to lead us writers to…what? An idea? A voice? A cohering of disparate pieces that until then had just tumbled around in a jumbled mess? Anyway, I looked back at the prompts I’ve missed, and … Continue reading NaPoWriMo day 8 ~ for my old ladies
NaPoWriMo’s prompt today is a form I’d never heard of before, the shadorma: “The shadorma is a six-line, 26-syllable poem (or a stanza – you can write a poem that is made of multiple shadorma stanzas). The syllable count by line is 3/5/3/3/7/5.” So here we go ~ birds return a towhee a finch three robins … Continue reading a shadorma for spring ~
Day 4 of NaPoWriMo, and National Poetry Month. Just a short thought on tea, in one of my favourite forms: black China tea, hot served in a thin-handled cup strong as April wind
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