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DAY FIVE of the best prompts, poems and news from your  #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Heirloom Seed Names prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Road Signs prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Villanelle challenge”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Singing Place prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Experienced/Inexperienced poems prompt”
Adele Kenny’s “Sound(s) prompt”
30dpc’s “Triolet Failures prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Vices prompt”
Poetry School’s “Instagram prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “10 Lines prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Hairbrushing Memory/Ode to Hair prompt”
Kate Foley’s “Guilty Pride prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Replicate the Movement of a Song prompt”
Lagan Press’ “Mind Connections prompt”
Winter Tangerine’s “The Sound of Silence prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Carl Phillips “For Night to Fall”
Wendell Berry “Peace of Wild Things”
Paula Cunningham “Aubade”
Anne Carson “Short Talk on Trout”
Rita Dove “Transit”
Maya Angelou “On the Pulse of Morning” (video)


Chile Through Pablo Neruda’s Eyes (BBC Travel)
Interview with Poet G.C. Waldrep at Permafrost
The South in Verse: April Poetry Picks (NC’s Our State Mag)
Carolyn Smart on Careen, her Bonnie &Clyde inspired poetry collection (cbcradio)
Reflections on Writing Poems from Film w/ Youth (free guide)
Using Persona Poetry to “humanize the abstractions of poverty, war, racism” (free guide)

**Poets, if you would like to be featured in 2sDay Poems, have your collection reviewed, guest post in the Poetry Lab or blog on any of the Thoughts on Poetry topics, including Foremother Friday or Small Press Interviews, drop me a line at  bonesparkblog@yahoo.com.