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

Best of the Prompts

Imaginary Garden with Real Toads’ “Legs Prompt”
West Trestle Review’s “Recipe for a Major Life Event prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Historic Poems”
Stories& Slams’ “Lines from Songs prompt”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s “Jumping Into Form: Parody”
Wild Violet’s “T is for Transcendentalism prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Deck of Cards free write”
Pink Ink Press’ “3×3 prompt”
Mslexia’s “Lipgrammatic Prose Poem after Georges Perec”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Matt Morton| “Sonnet with Angels Watching Soccer”
Kathleen Kelly| “Mr. Ninda’s Business” (audio from pms: poemmemoirstory)
Mary Biddinger| “I Was on the Line”
Lyn Lifshin| “What Everything Opening, Pears, Magnolias, Cherry Petals, Apple, Dogwood
Maureen M. Mclane| “For You”


Margaret Noonan on Keeping Native Language Alive Through Poetry
50 Best Poetry Books of the Decade So Far at Flavorwire