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Whether you made it here fast or slow, Congratulations, poemers! It’s the final round-up of the best prompts, poems and news from your #NaPoWriMo/#NPM16/#NaPoMo /#NationalPoetryMonth/#poemaday hashtags.

Best of the Prompts

NaPoWriMo’s “Translation Challenge”
NotaLiteraryJournal’s “Places You’ve Never Been prompt”
Poetic Asides P-A-D “Dead-End prompt”
Poetry School’s “Leaving Home prompt”
Mariah Wilson’s “Celebration prompt”
QuillsEdge Press’ “Hands prompt”
Found Poetry’s “Phone-words prompt”
Apparatus Mag’s “Endings& Beginnings prompt”
Jo Bell’s “Love prompt”
Imaginary Garden’s “Maypole prompt”
Chronically Creative’s “Thief prompt”

Poems I Have Loved (Tweeters’ Shares)

Sara Teasdale “There Will Come Soft Rains”
Lorna Dowell “Window Display”
Eavan Boland “The Pomegranate”
Marcus Jackson “Pardon My Heart”
Bao-Long Chu “Durian”
Erika L. Sánchez “A Woman Runs on the First Day of Spring”
Samiya Bashir “John Henry’s First Real Swing” w/commentary
Pablo Neruda “Keeping Quiet” (read by Sylvia Boorstein)


Nearly Unbearable Grace: The Poetry of Joy Harjo (Univ of Cali TV)
Poetry Publishers On Their Favorite Lines (Bookslinger)

**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.