30-06-09 by Roz Vincent, on Flickr Has April been a good month for your poetry writing? Even if you didn’t meet the NaPoWriMo challenge (30 poems in 30 days), did you write at least one poem you wouldn’t have written otherwise? Today’s prompt asks you to...Read More
Simon & George – Sometimes It Goes Deepby Big Mind Zen Center, on Flickr Today’s prompt draws on a grand poetic tradition: Write a response poem, where you transform, respond to or answer another person’s poem with your own. Use a poem from Wild Violet or...Read More
Crosswords by Jessica Whittle, on Flickr Today’s prompt is related to a common Sunday activity for many people: Write a crossword poem, using a form developed by poet Peter Valentine, who writes daily poems using the New York Times crossword puzzle. In his own words,...Read More
Black mountains Wales Nr Talgarth showing Pen y Fan in the distance by Les Haines, on Flickr Many people are familiar with Japanese forms and have adopted them into English, but today’s prompt introduces you to another culture’s poetry: Write a poem based on a...Read More
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The goal of Wild Violet, an online literary magazine, is to bridge the gap between academia and pop culture, bringing the arts to the mainstream, to make a place for the arts.
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