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DAY FIFTEEN, Poets. We are half-way through! Today’s round-up of the best in prompts, poems and news from #NaPoWriMo/#NPM15 /#NationalPoetryMonth coming at ya.

Best of the Prompts

Negative Capability Press’ “Poems w/ Colors in the Style of Nelson’s Bluets
The Language Inside’s “Narrative poems after Naomi Shihab Nye”
Pink Ink Press’ “Tabloid Fever prompt”
O magazine’s “Insomniac prompt after Susan Rich”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Adjectives as Titles prompt “
NaPoWriMo’s “Poems That Address Themselves”
Apparatus Magazine’s “Through The Opposition’s Eyes prompt”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s Jumping Into Form: Found Poems”
REWIND Being Poetry’s “Fairytale prompt”
Wild Violet’s “M is for Memory prompt”
REWIND Lee Hynes’ “(Visual) Paper Poems prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Maggie Smith| “Wren Songs”
Ada Limón| “Sharks in the Rivers”
Barbara Crooker| “Peeps”
Ha Kiet Chau| “A Bird’s Eye’s View”
Iain Haley Pollock| “Violets For Your Furs” (w/ commentary)
Jorie Graham| “Coaltrains Crossing the Wyoming Prairie”


9 L.A. Poets Giving Latinos a Voice
Punctuation and Poetry at Poets Online
Journals Accepting Summer Submissions at Blogalicious
Paula Meehan: The Poet at 60
Timothy Green’s Take on Submission Fees at Best American Poetry blog
Modigliani and the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova at the Telegraph
Poetry and Grief at Harriet Blog
Poetry as a Way of Thinking: Interview w/ James Author at 32 Poems