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DAY NINE, chickadees!  Having trouble keeping up? Check this blog every afternoon for one-stop prompts, poems and news from #NaPoWriMo/#NPM15 /#NationalPoetryMonth.

Best of the Prompts

ARTSPEAK #9: “Morisot’s Girl in a Boat with Geese
Mslexia “In the Mood for Love”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Work Poems”
Apparatus Magazine’s “Things that Scare You prompt”
30dpc “Puntastic prompt”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s “Jumping Into Form–More Haiku”
The Language Inside’s “Opposite Emotions prompt”
Pink Ink Press’ “Coffee Shop Talk & Famous Poet Name-drop”
NaPoWriMo’s “Visual Poems”
Tweekspeak “Grass prompt”
5 Prompts from poetry enterprises
Anjie Kokan’s “I AM prompt” rewind

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Kristy Bowen| “disassembling maria”
Naomi Shihab Nye| “Next Time Ask More Questions”
Robert Bly| “Driving to Town Late To Mail a Letter”
Jimmy Stewart| “A Dog Named Beau” (Johnny Carson Tonight Show video)
Jennifer Chang| “Slept”
Renato Rosaldo| “Midnight Driver”
Amy Katherine Cannon| “Barn Swallows”
Ace Boggess| “Would You Ride A Rocket Into Space?”


Enter Sonnets, Nonnets & Haikus in the London Book Fair Poetry Prize
Cossack Review 5 Questions for Poets Interview Series
8 Questions for Poet Lauren Berry (Deep South Mag)
Poems by Heart app