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

Best of the Prompts

The Language Inside’s “Fantasies of Running Away after Maxine Kumin”
Apparatus Magazine’s “Journalistic Observer prompt”
Negative Capability Press’ “Dreaming in the Still of Night prompt”
Write About Now’s “Make-up poems”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Sea Poems”
Stories& Slams’ “Spring Haikus”
Wild Violet’s “V is for Viewpoint prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Clerihew prompt”
Pink Ink Press’ “Dream within a Dream prompt”
Mslexia’s “Spam mail into Poem prompt”
30dpc “Imagery of Spring prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Eiléan Ní Chulleanáin| “Incipt Hodie”
Li-Young Lee| “This Hour and What is Dead”
Louise Erdrich| “Windigo”
Marilyn Robertson| “On Reading a Poem by Phillis Levin”
William Butler Yeats| “When You Are Old”
Galway Kinnell| “Oatmeal” (w/ audio)
Kristen Tracey| “Hanging Up”


7 British Poets Read from Ploughshares’ Transatlantic Issue (video)
Lunch Poems: Luis Rodriguez