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NaPoWriMo Day 25 Prompt for Thursday, April 25, 2013 April 24

April 24, 2013

“If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow.”Louis L’Amour

“Writing energy is like anything else:
The more you put in, the more you get out.”
— Richard Reeves

And on the 25th day of NaPoWriMo they gathered to write about trains. Allll Aboard!!!

Prompt 25— Write a train poem. Focus on trains. At their peak more than 254,000 miles of track connected goods, services and people. Trains made the settling of our country possible. Your poem can be about a train trip, an encounter with a train, the history of trains, the memory of trains—in any form, any style you’d like.

Prompt 23 Make a short conversation– poetic. Create a short conversation and paying attention to meter and/or rhyme make it a poem.

THAT WHICH IS NOT KNOWN
By Christopher J. Jarmick

I suggested you don’t know.
You looked askance.

I smiled
to lessen the blow

You shook your head,
“It is not so.”

“Yes, yes,” I said
You said; “No”

“I can prove
you don’t know,”
I said.

You frowned, pointed;
“Go!”

Copyright© Christopher J. Jarmick 2013
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 writer, 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.

Copyright© Christopher J. Jarmick 2013

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