Tag Archive | poem

Lassie

Day nineteen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s challenge is to write a paragraph and create a poem out of it through removing or adding words to it. I was probably eight or nine, When my Dad brought home this great dane. She was the first one I got to see grow up. All the way from a […]

The Fallen Men

Day eighteen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s challenge is to take an unfamiliar poem and to start writing lines from the bottom up while reading the original poem upwards one line at a time. This has all the makings of a disaster. This is based on a poem I found online. The theme roughly matches. Silly that […]

Nailed to the Cross

Day seventeen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt is to tell an anecdote in the form of a poem. I heard this one when I was in school. I also enjoyed telling this to my friends. Next to my school, was an old church, It was abandoned years ago. A graveyard dotted with tombstones, Was under a […]

A game like no other

Day sixteen of NaPoWriMo. The challenge is to write a prompt about playing. We picked a game that’s hard to play, For folks like us who lacked these skills. Movement would be a big challenge, Maybe we could alter some rules, Some items are easy to find, The rest can be too hard to find. […]

My leader

Day fifteen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt is to write a poem about a villain facing an unfortunate situation. This is not about one person, this is more about a category. Also let me make this very clear, this is satire. Today I’m feeling disappointed, I’m gradually losing all hope, The leader that I voted for, […]

My missing tooth

Day fourteen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt was to pick a word out of a list and draft a poem where you’re dreaming about it. I picked dentist. Eleven years ago in a clinic. I was asked to go visit a dentist. A few of my teeth had to be removed, The rest apparently, had to […]

Forgetting god

Day thirteen of NaPoWriMo. Today’s prompt is to invert a phrase or a proverb and to use it in a poem. We think of god in trying times, We pray more during disasters, Poor countries are more religious, Is progress the enemy of god? If god is real, which god is true? Why does god, […]