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Number 24

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

Best of the Prompts

Apparatus Magazine’s “Celestial Bodies/Skies Above prompt”
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads’ “Go Grimm prompt”
Flashbang Writing Studio’s “Remix Poems”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Moment Poems”
Stories& Slams’ “Imitations prompt”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s “Jumping Into Form: Poems of Apology”
Wild Violet’s “U is for Utterance prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Parody/Satire prompt”
Pink Ink Press’ “Alter Ego/Evil Twin prompt”
HeartSoup’s “Ruin Micropoem prompt”
30dpc “Poems in Dialogue prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Marly Youmans| “I Heard Their Wings Like the Sound of Many Waters”
Naomi Shihab Nye| “Red Brocade”
Kristin Berkey-Abbott| “Demands of Dough”
Claudia Emerson| “Daybook”
Kathryn Stripling Byer| “Ripe” (from Black Shawl)
Daniel Greene Smith| “Framing Hammer”
Karenne Wood| “The Naming”


A Conversation with Poet Denise Duhamel at Stay Thirsty Magazine
Elizabeth Seydel Morgan Reflects on a Poetic Career at Deep South Magazine (w/ GIVEAWAY!!)
Poetry is Going Extinct, Gov’t Data Show at Washington Post
Latino Art and Ekphrasis at Harriet the Blog
Anne Sexton painting: Self-Portrait
Lunch Poems: Mary Karr (video)