#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 30)

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Whether you made it here fast or slow, Congratulations, poemers! It’s the final round-up of the best prompts, poems and news from your #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Translation Challenge”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Places You’ve Never Been prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Dead-End prompt”
Poetry School’s “Leaving Home prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Celebration prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Hands prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Phone-words prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Endings& Beginnings prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Love prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Maypole prompt”
Chronically Creative’s “Thief prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Sara Teasdale “There Will Come Soft Rains”
Lorna Dowell “Window Display”
Eavan Boland “The Pomegranate”
Marcus Jackson “Pardon My Heart”
Bao-Long Chu “Durian”
Erika L. Sánchez “A Woman Runs on the First Day of Spring”
Samiya Bashir “John Henry’s First Real Swing” w/commentary
Pablo Neruda “Keeping Quiet” (read by Sylvia Boorstein)

Miscellaneous

Nearly Unbearable Grace: The Poetry of Joy Harjo (Univ of Cali TV)
Poetry Publishers On Their Favorite Lines (Bookslinger)

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 29)

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DAY TWENTY-NINE of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “I Remember prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Word Salad prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Haphazard prompt”
Poetry School’s “Britney Spears/Kylie Minogue prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Failures prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Deity Senses prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Inexplicable text prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Exploring Song prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Ars Poetica prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Walls prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Instapoetry  prompt”
The Writer’s Center’s “Puberty & the Cosmos prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Catherine Doty “Breathing Underwater”
Naomi Shihab Nye “Boy and Egg)
Zooey Ghostly “we laid together by the lake/we laid alone by the lake”

Miscellaneous

7 Poets Share Their Favorite Words (Merriam-Webster)
Where to Begin to Revise a Poem Podcast (AWP Panel 2015)
Interview w/ Poet Jo McDougall (Writer’s Almanac)
From the Fishouse 12th Anniversay Celebration/Reading (AWP 2016)
Jen Fitzgerald’s Poetry Mixtape #4 (The Rumpus)

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 28)

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DAY TWENTY-EIGHT of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Story Poems prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Tritina Challenge”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Important __ prompt”
Poetry School’s “Proverb/Aphorism prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Alliteration prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Third Wish  prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Intersections prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Humor prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Exploring Color prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “What Children Know prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Real Bio  prompt”
Kate Foley’s “Fluency prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Linda Hogan “The History of Red” (video)
Jean Bleakney “On Seeing a Poet at the Filling Station”
Derek Walcott “Love After Love” (read by Jon Kabatt-Zinn)

Miscellaneous

Poet Jericho Brown on Questioning the Status Quo (NPR)
Top 5 Poetry Apps Android &Apple
Call For Work: NightBalletPress Poetric Tribute to Prince
Maureen Doallas On a Trio of Upcoming Art&Poetry Related Exhibitions

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 27)

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DAY TWENTY-SEVEN of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Long Lines prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Souvenirs prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Take-off poems prompt”
Poetry School’s “Apology for Imminent Action Prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Myth prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “From the Feet  prompt”
Found Poetry’s “4 prompts from G. Santos”
Apparatus Mag’s “Can’t Live W/out__ prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Favorite music prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Convergence prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Old Ones prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Way of Tea prompt”
Lagan Press’ “Second Thoughts prompt”
The Writer’s Center’s “Malfunctions prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Doireann Ní Ghríofa “A Jaw, A Jar”
Ari Banias “A Sunset”
Kathleen Flenniken “Thimbleberry”

Miscellaneous

1962 Syliva Plath Interview w/ Peter Orr (Modern American Poetry)
Irish Poet John O’Donohue on the Inner Landscape of Beauty (On Being)

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 26)

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DAY TWENTY-SIX of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Call& Response prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “4 prompts centered around numbers”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Love/Anti-Love prompt”
Poetry School’s “On Location Prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Meeting Someone New prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Next Spring, I Refuse to__ prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Generative Obstruction w/ Constraints prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Choose Your Own Adventure prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Parents Sonnet prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Converse w/ a Musical Work prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Escape prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Purple Rain prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Lindsay Tigue “We are a System of Ghosts” w/ commentary
Charlotte Austin “Ten Things About Love”
Monica de la Torre “How to Look at Mexican Highways”

Miscellaneous

10 Facts About Poets Laureate for NPM (Mental Floss)
Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat w/ Tess Taylor
Non-Binary Rev. Seeks Sherlock “Study in Scarlet” Poetry & Fiction (Paying mkt)
Rowan Ricardo Phillips: Poet as Translator, Translator as Poet (Words W/out Borders)

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 25)

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DAY TWENTY-FIVE of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Lines from Another Poem prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Ode to Practicing prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Exercise poems prompt”
Poetry School’s “Definitions Prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Getting Up Early prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “This is What I Build prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Homophonic-Interpretation prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Conversation w/ Mark-Makers prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Argument poem prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Advertisement poems prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Walking prompt”
Kate Foley’s “Missed Connections prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Where You Come From prompt”
Tweetspeak Poetry’s “Celebrity Pillows prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Jeanne Marie Beaumont “Letter from Limbo”
Laurie Ann Guerrero “Brownies of the Southwest: Troop 704”
Joyce Sutphen “A Bird in County Clare”
Orlando White “The i is a Cricket”
Lynn Pattison “Cleaning the birdhouse”

Miscellaneous

Your Favorite Poems About Food& Farming (NPR)
Words on a Wire podcast w/ Ada Limón

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 24)

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DAY TWENTY-FOUR of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Mix& Match prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Dream Visitors prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Lost& Regained prompt”
Poetry School’s “A4 Prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Poem to a Crush prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “The Wind’s Always Talking About__ prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Erasure + prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Treasured Possessions prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Museum Visit prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Plein Air Word Painting prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Makers prompt”
Kate Foley’s “What Terrifies You prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Diane Beth Garden “Measure to Movements”
Ellery Akers “The Word That is a Prayer”
Nin Andrews “My Invisible Valentine”
Cherry Smyth “Evensong”
Laura Tohe “Half-Light”

Miscellaneous

Six Pacific Islanders Poets You Should Know (Lit Hub)
The New Yorker Poetry Podcast w/ Monica Youn

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 23)

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DAY TWENTY-THREE of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Sonnet Challenge”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “If I Ran the World prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Footwear Poems prompt”
Poetry School’s “Ghazal Challenge”
Mariah Wilson’s “Describe an Animal prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “(Un)expected Journeys prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Jouet’s petit récapitul portatif prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Celestial Bodies/Skygazer prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Things Shakespearean prompt”
Lagan Press “Sunrise/Sunset prompt”
Jo Bell’s “First Time prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “What You Like Best prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Returning prompt”
Kate Foley’s “Pride in a Weakness prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Franny Choi “Weight”
Maggie Smith “You Could Never Take a Car to Greenland”
Jehanne Dubrow “Eastern Shore”
Pablo Neruda “Love For This Book”
Deborah Landau “I Don’t Have a Pill for That”
Roisin Kelly “Robert’s Cove”

Miscellaneous

How Nabokov Met His Love & Won Her Over With a Poem (Brain Pickings)

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#NationalPoetryMonth’16 Round-up (Day 22)

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DAY TWENTY-TWO of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Earth Day prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Favorite Recipe prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Star__ prompt”
Poetry School’s “Writing People prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “(Dead) Famous Person prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Mirror, Mirror prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Computational Poetry prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Element of Nature prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “So I Can Dance prompt”
Christian Gerhard Buehler’s “Princely prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Life Ambitions List prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Work Activities prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Importance of Music prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Alice Ostriker “Utopian”
Kathryn Simmonds “April”
R.A. Villanueva “When Doves”
Elizabeth Bishop “A Cold Spring”
Langston Hughes “The Weary Blues”
Jeffrey McDaniel “The First Straw”

Miscellaneous

Poet Spotlight: Jenna Le on Whales, Womanhood, and the Writing Life
Call for Prince tribute poems& essays at Barrelhouse

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