Tag Archives: Poem-A-Day

Get Vaccinated!

Here’s today’s prompt from Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog: take the phrase “Get (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles … Continue reading

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Les Fleurs du mal

To honor Charles Baudelaire on his 200th birthday, I wrote a prose poem from Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog: For today’s prompt, write a persona poem for an inanimate object. A persona poem is when you write a … Continue reading

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Poetry is…

From Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog: For today’s prompt, write a metaphor poem. A simile is when something is like a something else (example: I am like a tree); a metaphor is when something is something else (example: … Continue reading

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My Bully

From Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog: For today’s prompt, write a villain poem. You could write a persona poem from the perspective of a popular villain (like Count Dracula, Thanos, or Dolores Umbridge). Or write a poem with … Continue reading

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For my Muse

Here’s today’s prompt from Robert Lee Brewer: For this Two-for-Tuesday prompt: Write a change poem and/or… Write a don’t change poem. For my Muse She changes every nightbut I barely noticeuntil two weeks passand she’s brighterthan a nightingale song. But … Continue reading

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My First Crush

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The First (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “The First Kiss,” “The First Day … Continue reading

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The trees are active tonight…

For today’s prompt, write an active poem. That could be a poem comprised of active (vs passive) verbs. But it could also be about exercising, playing a sport, or keeping your mind active. Any activity would do, I suppose, even … Continue reading

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Canis Lingua

For today’s prompt, write a communication poem. All poems communicate something, I know, but I’m thinking of different ways people can communicate: text message, letter, signs, and even speaking dialogue. Of course, there are forms of communication as well, because … Continue reading

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My Apology

For today’s prompt, I want you to answer the question, “What does the future hold?” Then, make your answer the title of your poem and write your poem. Your answer could a general idea about the future like “Robots Will … Continue reading

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My Life So Far

For today’s prompt, write an introduction poem. Introduce yourself, introduce a friend, or introduce a stranger. If you don’t wish to introduce yourself, consider writing a persona poem (a poem in which you write from someone else’s point of view … Continue reading

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