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

Best of the Prompts

Apparatus Magazine’s “Pop Culture Sestinas”
30dpc “Waiting with Form prompt”
Imaginary Garden with Read Toads “Recipe prompt”
Negative Capability Press’ “Body poems after Laura Riding”
West Trestle Review “Strangers photo prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Looking Back prompt”
Stories& Slams’ “Monday Quatrains”
Wild Violet’s “Uses of X prompt”
NaPoWriMo’s “Hay(na)ku prompt”
Pink Ink Press’ “The Confessional Poem”
Miss Rumphius Effect’s “Jumping Into Form: Concrete Poems”
Younger Than That Now’s “No Makeup prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Nora Dauenhauer| “Tlingit Concrete Poem (1984)”
Will Nixon| “National Poetry Month”
Bethany Schultz Hurst| “Birds, Disappearing”
Celina Villagarcia| “Cayendo Sobre el Piso”
Ocean Vuong| “Someday I’ll Love” (w/ audio)
Tom C. Hunley| “i can’t sleep so i’ll tell you a story”
Terrance Hayes| “Black Confederate Ghost Story”
Kate Bernadette Benedict| “Wonders of Biotech”
Barbara Crooker| “Sometimes, I am Startled Out of Myself,”
Ann E. Michael| “During Wartime”


Marin Poetry Center Presents Chana Bloch & Maria Hummel (video)
Poems of Anglo-African &National Anti-Slavery Standard
Top 10 Fairytale Poems at Tweetspeak