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

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Specialized Dictionary prompt”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Weather in the First Person prompt”
Indiana Humanities’ “Regret prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Haiku challenge”
Mariah Wilson’s “Color prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “At Sunrise, I Smell/Sense ___ prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Google Translate prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Famous Person prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Power of Three prompt”
30dpc “Elegy/Dirge/Lament prompt”
Kate Foley’s “True Self vs. Online prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Blessings prompt”
Poetry School’s “Couplets challenge”
Lagan Press’ “Constrained Writing #2 prompt”
The Writer’s Center “New Vocabulary (Poetry Game) prompt”
Winter Tangerine’s “Poem Made of Questions prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Francine Sterle “Dreaming of Picasso”
Vladmir Lucien “Ebb I” (audio w/ commentary)
Mahtem Shiferraw “E is for Eden”
Mona Arshi “The Daughters”
Orooj E. Zafar “The Day I Became My Mother’s Daughter”
Michael Schmeltzer “RE: RE: Personal Ad #6”
Jack Gilbert “Alone”
Nin Andrews “The Artichoke”


Reading Life podcast w/ Vivian Small & Bill Lavender (poetry part starts 12:34)
The Verb w/ Poet Claire Askew (BBC Radio 3)

**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.