30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: Form Friday, April 29

Week Five: Response April 29th: Write an Ars Poetica. Today’s prompt is to write an ars poetica. An ars poetica is an exploration or composition of writing on the art of poetry or poetics. As National Poetry Month winds down, take this time to reflect on your own poetics and writing style. Reflect on what you have written … More 30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: Form Friday, April 29

30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: April 27

Week Four: Social/Political April 27th: Write a poem addressing one of the following genocides: Armenia (1915), The Holocaust (1933), Cambodia (1975), Rwanda (1990), Bosnia (1995), or Dafur (2003). Google defines genocide as: “the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.” Feel free to post your piece … More 30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: April 27

30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: April 26

Week Four: Social/Political April 26th: Write a poem navigating through the relationship between “home” and “homeland.”  Today’s prompt is to write a poem navigating through the relationship between “home” and “homeland.” Where we call home does not always coincide with what we consider our homeland. In fact, most people will claim it to be different, right. … More 30FOR30 Poetry Challenge: April 26