April: National Poetry Month

A whole month dedicated to poetry! We should be giddy, right? Is there an entire month dedicated to screenwriting or copy writing or journalism? Do carpenters get a month? Do the cable guys get a month? Do roofers or hockey players or principals or printers? NO! Poets get an entire month. I have a secret. Every … Continue reading April: National Poetry Month


National Poetry Month Challenges Plus

Sharpen those pencils. Purchase your favorite thesaurus and rhyming dictionary. If you’re a crazy poet, a quiet poet, or a mind-boggling poet, you’re interested in knowing about ALL the Poetry Challenges during the month of April so you can pick and choose which ones you’ll participate in. Sorry. I can’t give ‘em all to you, … Continue reading National Poetry Month Challenges Plus


2014 APRIL PAD CHALLENGE Yeah, it seems a little early BUT really it’s never too early to prepare for this challenge. The rules are simple: Write a poem every day for the month of April based on the prompts Robert Lee Brewer posts each day at Poetic Asides. Share it. Comment on the other poems … Continue reading 2014 APRIL PAD CHALLENGE