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The best prompts, poems and news from DAY TWENTY-NINE of #NaPoWriMo/#NPM15 /#NationalPoetryMonth. Can’t believe the month is almost over. Too early to feel the loss?

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Poems in Review format”
30dpc “Themes in Your Work Exploration prompt”
Mslexia’s “Descrip of the Abstract w/ 5 Senses prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Missed Opportunity prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “What Nobody Knows prompt”
Wild Violet’s “Z is for Zenith prompt”
The Language Inside’s “The Pain of Love prompt”
ARTSPEAK #29 “Mary Cassatt’s The Bath”
Imaginary Garden with Real Toads’ “Flowers Named After Animals/Birds Named After Flowers”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Breda Wall Ryan| “The Dream of the Fisherman’s Wife”
Maggie Smith| “Reading the Train Book, I Think of Lisa”
James Tate| “It Happens Like This”
Ellery Akers| “The Word That Is a Prayer”
Molly Peacock| “Commands of Love”
Elizabeth Marshall| “The Blues”
Jo Harjo| “Perhaps the World Ends Here”
Erin Belieu| “I Growed No Potatoes to Write About, Sir”
Mary Cresswell| “Three Ghazals for the Dervish”


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On Poems That Take Inventory at The Storialist
Marcus Clayton blogs about Polaroids, nostalgia, and poetry at Tahoma Review
Holocaust Poems: Interview with Poet and Filmmaker Janet R. Kirchheimer (Part 1)
Meet the Press: Karen Schubert in Conversation with Patty Paine, Editor of Diode Editions
21 Times Tumblr Nailed Poetry Humor at Buzzfeed