NaPoWriMo 2011 Poems & Prompts for April 15, 2011 15/30April 15, 2011
pSSt… It’s Day 15 of NaPoWriMo which means the fun, the challenge lasts only 15 more days. If you haven’t been doing it… time to start… if you started to do it, missed a few days… re-join the challenge.
Prompt: Write a List Poem. You don’t need to worry about form or meter. Pick a subject for your list and then try to make it interesting.
Here’s an example: What’s in the junk drawer?
Junk Drawer Treasure
by Christopher J. Jarmick
One very old unwrapped Smith Bros. cough drop.
One triple AAA battery.
One pull tab can top.
Seven expired coupons
One New York City subway token.
Three paper clips
Small bag of rubber bands
Single hole puncher
Two thumb tacks
So Teresa and I had too much fun with this and….
Things Found On Top of the Refrigerator Family Feud Style
# 6 – empty Motrin Bottle
#5- Refrigerator Magnet from Domino’s Pizza
#4- Bag of Potato Chips
#3-McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy
And the number 1 answer
#1 Manufacturer’s Warranty
10 words of less (per line) of Various Face Book Status Lines
(a found list poem by Christopher and Teresa Jarmick)
Holy moly it’s starting to snow.
Teletubby After Hours.
Holy Buckets I can’t believe the boys are
still going to play soccer in this rain
Nothing like bad memories and nightmares
to keep you up at night.
Friday! And not a minute too soon.
Goldman Sachs misled clients after duping Congress
I turn greener and mossier by the day
Today we are announcing for the first time ever
Federal tax receipt.
2 ½ hours in the hot tub after the M’s game
I’m peeling the labels off my beer, sticking them to
my forehead and telling everyone I’m on the patch
NaPoWriMo Day 15 !!! Tonight I’m reading North Seattle Community College 9600 College Way off Meridian in Northgate area of Seattle w/Julianne Seeman, Susan Landgraf, & Jed Myers. FREE plus open mic!!! 7:30 P.M. Reading will be in the NSCC Dining Hall !!!
Also: Tonight Friday. April 15 Bookworm Exchange
4860 Rainier Ave S. Seattle WA 98118
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. FREE
Pen and Take a Poem From Your Heart presents 3rd Friday poetry with featured
poets: Sharmagne Leland-St. John, Peter Ludwin, Geoff M. Pope & David Matthews plus open mic. Special Guest: Roy Seitzat Bookworm Exchange Seattle 98118 4 Quill & Parchment Poets plus lmtd Open Mic 7 p.m. Free Guest Host: Roy Seitz
Poetry is everything.