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

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Food poems prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “List Poem about a Body of Water prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Compound Words prompt”
Mary Carroll-Hackett’s “Rebirth and Wonder prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Ekphrastic prompt”
Adele Kenny’s “I am in Need of Music prompt”
30dpc’s “Repeated Themes prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Yarns Around a Campfire prompt”
Poetry School’s “Instagram prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Acrostic prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Meals Made from Memory prompt”
Kate Foley’s “Things to Remember prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Bonus (Ten) prompts w/ Noah Eli Gordon”
The City Quill’s “Pet Sonnet prompt”
Dear Poet: Write Me’s “Out of Your Pocket, On Fire at Your Feet prompt”
Food52’s “Not Sad Lunch Poem prompt”
Winter Tangerine’s “Write From Perspective of a Lake prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Marthe Reede “Of the Shulamite”
Langston Hughes “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”
Danez Smith (excerpt from) “Song of the Wreckage”
Cassandra de Alba “what the deer carry”
Lois Roma-Deeley “Praise Song For She Who Would Clean the World”
Mary Alexandra Agner “Apparition”
e.e. cummings “let it go”
Denise Levertov “Aware”
Janvi Mahnot “Important Sentences in Romantic Relationships”
Bob Hicok “Elegy with Lies”


7 Poems You Didn’t Know Were About Sex (Bustle)
AWP16 Panel: Women Writers in Speculative Poetry and Fiction (via @webbish6)
Breda Wall Ryan On Writing (Poetry Collection) In a Hare’s Eye (The Irish Times)

**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.