Limerick Prompt

Because it’s National Humor Month and Nation Poetry Month, I wanted to combined the celebrations into one prompt and decided on a limerick prompt. Then I discovered I can’t write limericks. Haiku, yes. Acrostic poems, yes. Limericks–I can do the first two lines and get stuck. Here’s the limerick I started that was inspired by… Continue Reading →

Monday Sparks — Writing Prompts

Here is another type of poetry I hadn’t heard of before until I began researching for this month’s theme. Found poetry is poetry pulled together from any source that contains words, like your kid’s hippo report or a cookbook. You simply take the words or phrases and assemble them into a poem. If you use… Continue Reading →

Monday Sparks — Writing Prompts: Spring Acrostic

After haiku, acrostic poems are my favorite type of poetry. Here’s mine to celebrate the season. Please share one below. Even during your darkest days, Afraid and alone, Still remember: There always comes a third day, Entering as quiet as the dawn, Rising with the certainty of sunrise.

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