Write about a proud moment. What did you achieve? How did it feel? How did the people around you react? Try not to use the word “proud” or “pride” in your poem.
Tag: National Poetry Month
Poetry Prompt: Day 29
Grab the book closest to you. Take the 20th word from the 2nd page, the 100th word from the 50th page, and the 43rd word from the 56th page. Use each of these words in your poem.
Poetry Prompt: Day 28
Write a poem using all of the following words:
Poetry Prompt: Day 27
Write a poem about your shadow. How does it change when you move? What does it look like in different kinds of light, in different situations? What would happen if you lost it? Does it have a secret life?
Poetry Prompt: Day 26
Write a poem about your beliefs. These beliefs may involve what happens to you after you die- is there an afterlife? is it a pleasurable one?- among other things.
Poetry Prompt: Day 25
Think of one person who you wish you could be more like. It doesn’t have to be a celebrity– it could be your mother, your brother or uncle. Name the qualities they have that you wish you possessed, and write a poem why you admire them so much.
Poetry Prompt: Day 23
You have a choice between living forever and never being able to fall in love, or living for the average lifetime and loving many people. Which do you choose? Why?
Poetry Prompt: Day 21
Imagine that you are an ant, and a part of a colony about to be stampeded at this very moment by bumbling human feet. Do you freeze in terror, or use your tiny feet to run away? How does it feel to have a huge figure standing over you?
Poetry Prompt: Day 20
Imagine that you’re swimming in water. How does the liquid feel around you? Do you feel powerful or small? How long can you hold your breath?
Poetry Prompt: Day 19
Think about your worst phobia. It might be spiders; it might be clowns. How did this fear develop? What makes you so afraid?