If you’ve read the posts I shared earlier this week, you know that I am not a poet by trade and a little bit about why. So, did I choose this week’s writing prompt just to torture myself then? In an odd way, yes, I suppose I did. Here, let me take a brief moment to explain, before sharing the draft of my poem…(more…)
Before I get started on this week’s writing prompt, I want to pause for a moment and consider what I should include in my poem for Earth Day, which is a two-part process. First, I need to consider what type of poem I’m writing, which means I need to brush up on what I know about poetry. Second, I need to consider my own thoughts and feelings on the state of the earth.(more…)
This Thursday is Earth Day. April is also National Poetry Month in the United States. So, for this week, let’s write a poem for Earth Day.
Full disclosure: I am not a poet and don’t typically write poetry… so, why am I writing one this week then?(more…)