Monday Sparks — Writing Prompts: Spring Haiku

This month, my theme is poetry and figurative language. Here’s my haiku to celebrate the new season. IF you write a haiku, feel free to share it below in the comments. Reaching, stretching, shoots Push through darkness for one chance To grasp a sunbeam.

Winter Haiku

I haven’t had a poetry prompt in a long, long time, so here we go with a prompt for a winter haiku. My oldest took this photo when my family and I went birding on New Year’s Eve Eve. A flock of over a hundred swans milled about in a cornfield as we headed to… Continue Reading →

Spring Haiku

It’s been awhile since I’ve had a poetry prompt. Since haikus describe nature, spring haiku is the perfect prompt to go with this month’s theme of nature. The redbuds are blooming in my neck of the woods in the Buckeye State. Here’s my haiku: Redbud trees feathered In pink and purple glory: A bird dressed… Continue Reading →

Prompt for a Spring Poem

New month, new theme! April is national poetry month. I decided to combine music and poetry as my theme since aspects of the two arts overlap. I was going to have a prompt for a spring haiku today, but then a poem came to me that was strictly modern, so I settled on a prompt… Continue Reading →

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