Wednesday, April 13, 2011

If You Like Unusual Prompts

I've been doing the poem a day challenge for Poetry Month. It's often a stretch—but a good discipline.

Carl, from Arizona, where I hope it's nicer than it is here today where it's pouring, sent me this link.
NewWriting Prompts

While the author of the blog suggests the prompts as prods for poetry, I think they can be used as prompts for prose.

Here's an example:

16. Make a list of ten images of things you have seen in the last 24 hours. Use all of them in a poem. I'm visualizing a lyric essay.

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