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number 17

The best prompts, poems and news from DAY SEVENTEEN of #NaPoWriMo/#NPM15 /#NationalPoetryMonth.

Best of the Prompts

West Trestle Review’s “Self Portrait with ____ prompt”
Boston Poetry Slam “Quaint Tech prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Swing Poems “
Negative Capability Press’ “Dare to Bitch prompt”
Pink Ink Press’ “Frantically Searching prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Social Media style prompt”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s “Jumping Into Form: Acrostics”
Apparatus Magazine’s “Bits of Whimsy prompt”
The Language Inside’s “Place, TIme, Change IN A YEAR prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Karen Marie Christa Minns| “Winter”
Matthew Zapruder| “Birds of Texas”
Liesl Mueller| “Naming the Animals”
Monica Ferrell| “The Coin of Your Country”
Kay Ryan| “Tenderness and Rot”
Ed Bok Lee| “Several Mountains”
Kimiko Hahn| “Sparrow” (w/ audio)
Sherman Alexie| “The Pow Wow at the End of the World”

Speaker in a Future Age: Ed Bok Lee on Poetry, Places and the Death of Tongues
Cooling the Surface, Tending the Cracks: An Interview with Kay Ryan
Interview w/ Vievee Francis at Muzzle
Artists in Conversation: Kimiko Hahn at BOMB