Poetry

NAPOWRIMO 2020 Poetry Prompts Index

By on Apr 30, 2020 in Featured, Issue Archives, Poetry | Comments Off

Yesterday concluded the National Poetry Month writing challenge, where many poets strive to write 30 poems in 30 days. If you played along, I hope you tried some new types of writing and found inspiration in Wild Violet’s prompts. For convenience, all the prompts for April 2020 are listed below. Each prompt includes tips for both adults and children. In addition, if you are interested in viewing the poetry workshop I did earlier this month for the Emmaus Public Library, I’ve embedded the video. Happy May and keep writing! Poetry writing workshop by Pennsylvania poet and...

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NAPOWRIMO 2020 – Prompt 30

By on Apr 29, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

April is National Poetry Writing Month, and many poets like to challenge themselves to write a poem a day. With that in mind, Wild Violet will be sharing poetry prompts each day: one geared towards adults and one for kids.  If you write a poem based on this prompt, feel free to share a link to your poem, or the poem itself, in the comments. Poems appearing in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet, and you retain all rights to your work.    Persona Poem For adults: On this final day of National Poetry Month, let’s play pretend. Climb...

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NAPOWRIMO 2020 – Prompt 29

By on Apr 28, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

April is National Poetry Writing Month, and many poets like to challenge themselves to write a poem a day. With that in mind, Wild Violet will be sharing poetry prompts each day: one geared towards adults and one for kids.  If you write a poem based on this prompt, feel free to share a link to your poem, or the poem itself, in the comments. Poems appearing in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet, and you retain all rights to your work.    Writing a Letter For adults: On social media recently, many people have been taking the time to tell...

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NAPOWRIMO 2020 – Prompt 28

By on Apr 27, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

April is National Poetry Writing Month, and many poets like to challenge themselves to write a poem a day. With that in mind, Wild Violet will be sharing poetry prompts each day: one geared towards adults and one for kids.  If you write a poem based on this prompt, feel free to share a link to your poem, or the poem itself, in the comments. Poems appearing in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet, and you retain all rights to your work.    Past, Present, Future For adults: Often, we turn to our memories for poems, or we focus on present...

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NAPOWRIMO 2020 – Prompt 27

By on Apr 26, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

April is National Poetry Writing Month, and many poets like to challenge themselves to write a poem a day. With that in mind, Wild Violet will be sharing poetry prompts each day: one geared towards adults and one for kids.  If you write a poem based on this prompt, feel free to share a link to your poem, or the poem itself, in the comments. Poems appearing in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet, and you retain all rights to your work.    Hope For adults:  When things are difficult, the world looks to writers, poets and artists to help...

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NAPOWRIMO 2020 – Prompt 26

By on Apr 26, 2020 in Featured, Poetry | Comments Off

April is National Poetry Writing Month, and many poets like to challenge themselves to write a poem a day. With that in mind, Wild Violet will be sharing poetry prompts each day: one geared towards adults and one for kids.  If you write a poem based on this prompt, feel free to share a link to your poem, or the poem itself, in the comments. Poems appearing in the comments are not considered published in Wild Violet, and you retain all rights to your work.  Weather For adults: As more and more, as we remain stuck inside, the weather takes front and center in our...

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