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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 273
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (14:17:04)

Poetry News:

There are only a few constants in my life: One of them is that I know I'll share a prompt and poem on Wednesdays.



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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 272
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (15:04:18)

Poetry News: I'm a little under the weather today, but that won't stop me from poeming. In fact, I'll use it as inspiration for this week's prompt.

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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 271
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (16:53:45)

Poetry News: Before we get to the prompt this week, a few things: first, don't forget to write a golden shovel for the latest WD Poetic Form Challenge ; second, Dressing Room Poetry Journal published one of my poems .

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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 270
Posted by mamta on Thursday, July 10, 2014 (01:42:00)

Poetry News:

For this week's prompt, take the phrase "Blame ," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.



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Writing Exercises Writing elegies and memory poems
Posted by mamta on Thursday, July 03, 2014 (12:49:36)

Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? (Hamlet, V.i) Poetry has, from its beginning days onward, been a tool of remembrance. From Homer's Iliad through Tennyson's The Charge of the ...

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Writing Exercises Writing tercet and triad poetry
Posted by mamta on Thursday, July 03, 2014 (12:42:40)

Poetry News: The tercet is a poetry form with Italian roots. One of the most famous examples of the form is Dante's The Divine Comedy .

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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 268
Posted by mamta on Thursday, June 26, 2014 (01:07:33)

Poetry News:

In case you missed it, I have another poem posted at Kind Over Matter . The poem is titled " discovery ."



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Writing Exercises Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 266
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 (14:00:31)

Poetry News: If you haven't seen it, I had a poem published over at Kind Over Matter this past weekend.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Next Steps
Posted by mamta on Friday, May 02, 2014 (00:46:45)

Poetry News: First off, there's a lot of poetry and poeming that happens around the Poetic Asides blog throughout the year.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 27
Posted by mamta on Sunday, April 27, 2014 (14:51:37)

Learn how putting constraints on your poetry through poetic forms, blank verse, and other tricks can actually free up your poetry writing skills and enhance your ...

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 26
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 26, 2014 (15:41:21)

Poetry News: Poetry is so much bigger than any one poet, genre of poetry, or school. It's also bigger than any one blog or website.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 21
Posted by mamta on Monday, April 21, 2014 (15:25:19)

If you want some professional feedback on your poeming efforts, the Writer's Digest Advanced Poetry Writing course is a great place to start. Deborah recently co-edited The Bloomsbury Anthology of Contemporary Jewish ...

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 20
Posted by mamta on Sunday, April 20, 2014 (10:22:16)

If you want some professional feedback on your poeming efforts, the Writer's Digest Advanced Poetry Writing course is a great place to start. Tammy asks us all to hold hands as Will and Hannah lead the prayer so fast that no ...

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 18
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 18, 2014 (14:23:16)

Poetry News: One of the cool things I was asked to do already this year is to be a guest judge at the InterBoard Poetry Community for the first three months of the year.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 17
Posted by mamta on Thursday, April 17, 2014 (15:52:03)

Poetry News: Yesterday afternoon, I posted about the value of poetry . Spoiler alert: It's more than just publication credits and rolling around in hundred dollar bills.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 15
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 (14:30:58)

Poetry News: Want to learn more about me than you thought you could possibly handle in one interview? Great! One of my favorite poets, Nin Andrews, interviewed me over on the Best American Poetry Blog.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 14
Posted by mamta on Monday, April 14, 2014 (14:56:08)

Poetry News: Yesterday, I mentioned how guest judges Daniel Nester and Vince Gotera suggested possible poetry prompts.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 13
Posted by mamta on Sunday, April 13, 2014 (15:34:25)

Poetry News: I often come up with prompts for my weekly Wednesday Poetry Prompts on the fly. However, I try to get all my prompts for the monthly challenges set before the month starts-to avoid "prompt block."

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 12
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 12, 2014 (15:46:07)

Poetry News: Wow! What a turnout this year for the poetry challenge! Chances are pretty good that by the end of the weekend, we'll have more than 10,000 comments on the prompts-with a chance at surpassing 20,000 for the month.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 11
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 11, 2014 (14:59:50)

Poetry News: One of the refrains from the Austin International Poetry Festival was, "Buy the book!" During poetry month, it's not a bad refrain.

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Writing Exercises Learn About the Art of Haiku at the Library
Posted by mamta on Monday, April 07, 2014 (15:26:42)

Poetry News: April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate by learning about these tiny poems and try your hand at writing some.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 7
Posted by mamta on Monday, April 07, 2014 (15:04:26)

She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University. Words Dance Publishing is offering 20% off ...

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 5
Posted by mamta on Saturday, April 05, 2014 (15:19:50)

I don't think I've mentioned it yet, but I actually have a little challenge going on related to my debut poetry collection, Solving the World's Problems . The winner of that challenge gets $500. Click here to read the guidelines . For ...

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Writing Exercises Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (15:40:35)

Poetry News: April is National Poetry Writing Month! To participate in NaPoWriMo 2014, write a poem each day this month.

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Writing Exercises 2014 April PAD Challenge: Day 2
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (15:39:37)

Poetry News: Tammy and me are heading to Austin, Texas, this morning for the Austin International Poetry Festival.

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