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

Best of the Prompts

Drunk in a Midnight Choir’s “Letter to an Extinct Species prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Landay prompt”
lesfemmesfollesbooks’ “What Breasts are Not & What They Could Be prompt”
Younger Than That Now’s “How to Fail prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Authority Poems “
Negative Capability Press’ “Tootsies prompt”
ARTSPEAK #19 “La Forge’s Fisherman Spearing a Fish”
Apparatus Magazine’s “Google Image prompt”
Imaginary Garden w/ Real Toads’ “The Other Half of the Lemon/Mae West prompt”
Mslexia’s “Memories of [location] and [name of person] prompt”
Wild Violet’s “Q is for Quinzaine”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Rachel Dacus| “The Life of Umbrellas”
Tony Hoagland| “The Word”
Lavinia Greenlaw| “Blue Field” (w audio)
Deirdre Hines| “The Problem with Coats” (video)
Mary Cornish| “Numbers”
Yehuda Amichai| Near the Wall of a House”
Julie Feng| “Heliotropism”


A Feast for Bards: 13 Favorite Food Poems at Saveur
Lunch Poems: Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge