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NaPoWriMo 27 Poems, challenges, prompts for Tuesday, April 27, 2010

April 27, 2010

Write a few more poems… Day 27 of NaPoWriMo. Poems,challenges and prompts are below. You can create
something today.

Poem Starter for NaPoWrimo #27

By Christopher J. Jarmick

I know what you are thinking,

and am aware how annoying you believe it is

when someone tries to anticipate your next move

as if you can be read like a book.

Septolet for 4/27 /2010

Mango by choice

Tequila necessary

Seattle Lights

Concrete squids

Coconut Prawns

Salmon cherried

Content.

(4/27/10 Prompt Poem. Acrostic poem about a unique super power).

Gift

By Christopher J. Jarmick

I always knew when Mom had to go to the bathroom.

No, No I’m fine” she would

Tell Dad as we drove past the Rest Stop, but I knew she could not always wait

Until we reached our destination.

It sometimes annoyed her, I was psychically hotwired to her bladder.

Today, in a crowded room, my super

Intuition powers alerts me as to who’s in need of the restroom..

Once in a while, I neutralize arguments suggesting someone

Needs to go. How do I know? they ask. “It’s a gift.”.

My Writing Prompt/Challenge for April

NaPoWrimo challenge prompt for Tuesday , April 27th , 2010

If you’ve been writing a poem every day (or nearly every day) for NaPoWriMo well obviously you have some kind of super power….. So today’s prompt. It’s true.. you had a super power. It’s an unusual super power and one that’s so specific and specialized you don’t really get to use it that much. So what’s the the super power and tell us a
story in poem about how you once used it…..

Read Write Member Carolee Sherwood wonders if you’re running on fumes like she is. She hopes her prompt takes some of the heat off and points your exhausted brain down the path where your 27th poem lies. Take a word that’s part of you — your name, your birth month, your favorite animal, your guiding principle. Write that word vertically down a page and use the letters to start the lines of a poem. When you’re done, you’ll have an acrostic poem. (Though the prompt could be as simple as “write an acrostic poem,” the word sounds scary this late in the month. This prompt is designed to ease you into the final stretch. Don’t stress too much about the word you choose, have fun..

The root of the word Poetry is from the Greek ποιέω (poieō), “‘I make’”). , poiesis, meaning a “making” or
‘creation’

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Poetry is Everything

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Christopher J. Jarmick is a Seattle based Author, very active in the Northwest Poetry Community. His latest book is called IGNITION; Poem Starters, Septolets, Statements & Double Dog Dares. Click on it to
find out more about it.

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