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

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Flower prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Word Salad prompts”
Imaginary Garden’s “Women’s Freedom prompt”
Elizabeth Koch’s “Everyday Item You Can’t Live Without prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Doodle poems prompt”
Adele Kenny’s “Being Alone prompt”
30dpc’s “20min walk prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Tap Into Your Dreams prompt”
Poetry School’s “Afterlife prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Rewritten Endings prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Yearning lays its hands prompt”
Kate Foley’s “All About Family prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Something You Can’t Remember prompt”
The City Quill’s “Plant Perspective prompt”
Dear Poet: Write Me’s “Your Opposite prompt”
100 Scope Notes’ “Book Spine Centos prompt”
Winter Tangerine “Write What the Walls Whisper prompt”
Lagan Press’ “Morning Reflections prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Valerie Nies “How to Throw Like a Girl”
May Sarton “Metamorphosis”
Lucille Clifton “What the Mirror Said” (read by Bill Murray)
Joy Harjo “A Poem to Get Rid of Fear” (video)
Joy Harjo “A Map to the Next World”
Jen Karetnick “A Note to GK Chesterton”
Eve L. Ewing “to the notebook kid”
Patricia Smith “Hip-Hop Ghazal”


12 Famous Poets and Their Day Jobs (Mashable)
8 Writers Who Are Taking Poetry Beyond the Page
Words on a Wire broadcast with poet Leticia Hernández-Linares
Words on a Wire broadcast with poet Connie Voisine

**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.