NaPoWriMo Prompt – Day 16 (Lyrics)

By on Apr 16, 2014 in Blog

Woman with music notes coming out of hair

Don’t worry about whether or not you’re caught up in the challenge: Put a song in your heart with today’s NaPoWriMo prompt.

  • Write a poem based on the lyrics of a favorite song. Alternatively, write your own song lyrics (with or without music), either as a response to another song or about a different topic.

Remember, if you’d like you’re welcome to share a link to your poem in the comments below. You may also paste the entire poem into the comments, but remember that poems shared in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet.


Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry, keeps an online journal, and is working on a book, Belated Mommy: How to Cope With Being an Older Mom. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags (which she plans to update this year); her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; and her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, can all be ordered from her Web site, She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative third grader, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.