Poetry Prompts

Terracotta Army

The Buried Empire

The Lost Empire of The Terracotta Army Standing in silence. An emperor's empire. Cast terracotta. The haiku today was in response to the Baffled daily haiku challenge on Twitter. The challenge word is... Read More...
Wrote This With You

Poetry Prompt: I Wrote This With You

I Wrote This With You I fear my memory with be forgotten by the sunlight. I remain curious even thought we are at a stalemate. Excuse my brevity as with fun comes a soothing new thirst. Yet I fear ... Read More...
spine

Day 10: NaPoWriMo: A Broken Spine

At Nightrise Failure is Not An Option For Doctor Sleep. Today's napowrimo.net prompt for Day 10 of National Poetry Writing Month was to write a "book spine" poem. For this poem, I looked at one of my bookshelv... Read More...
Swing

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Swing

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'swing.' When I think of the word swing, I think of a monkey swinging from tree to tree underneath the canopy. Perhaps I also find myself think... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Question

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'question.' What do you think of when you hear the word question? See what I did there? I asked a question about the word question. I also love... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Eclipse

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'eclipse.' Today also happens to mark a very special occasion where we there was a "super blood moon" with a total lunar eclipse. When I also t... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Star

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'star.' In life, we all like to think we can be a star: whether the star athlete, the star performer or perhaps even just a star friend. No mat... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Relax

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'relax.' You see, in my non-poetic life I often don't take enough time to unwind and relax. But every once in a while, I can kick up my feet in... Read More...
Cinqku Challenge

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Climb

The Cinqku Challenge for today is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'climb.' The reason why I chose the word climb is that as a kid I loved to climb trees. In my adult life, I also loved to climb the prove... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Atone

The Cinqku Challenge for today is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'atone.' The reason why I chose the word atone for today is that today also happens to be Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur ... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Watch

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'watch.' For this prompt, you can watch a picture of my watch. Once again, this word of the day can have multiple meanings. Have fun with this... Read More...
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Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Pine

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'pine.' As yesterday's cinqku challenge was to write a cinqku using the word 'country,' today's word of the day reminds me of pining for someth... Read More...
Cinqku Country

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Country

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'country.' When I think of the word country, I think of both the country that I live in, as well as living outside the city in the country. You... Read More...
Cinqku Challenge

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: City

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'city.' When I think of the word city, visions of buildings and the sounds of car horns evoke great memories. I am always intrigued when exploring ... Read More...

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Arch

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'arch.' When I think about the word arch, the first thing that comes to my mind is the beauty of the architectural designed arch. Now you question ... Read More...