How poetry prompts are born and links to new “Prompted” poems

Grandma and grandkid educate each other. What’s poetry? What’s a head?
  • Prompted: the explanation
  • 4/1(from dirty thirty) “won’t you celebrate with me” by Lucille Clifton
  • 4/1 (from nahaiwrimo) JESTER
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) floating
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) Spell Check Not Allowed!
  • 4/2 (from dirty thirty) “Instructions on Not Giving Up” by Ada Limón
  • 4/2 (from nahaiwrimo) QUIVER
  • 4/2 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) pathway
  • 4/2 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) The Future Will Be Maskless (or Not)
  • 4/3 (from dirty thirty) “Ode to Sitting in a Booth” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
  • 4/3 (from nahaiwrimo) WELLSPRING
  • 4/3 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) ignite
  • 4/3 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) Witch Way Do We Go
  • 4/4 (from dirty thirty) “canvas and mirror” by Evie Shockley
  • 4/4 (from nahaiwrimo) EAVE
  • 4/4 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) blessing
  • 4/4 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) This Line: Otters, That line: Jupiter
  • 4/5 (from dirty thirty) “Starlight Multiplication” by Aracelis Girmay
  • 4/5 (from nahaiwrimo) VINE
  • 4/5 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) catch
  • 4/5 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) Serendipity
  • 4/6 (from dirty thirty) “My Name” by Sandra Cisneros
  • 4/6 (from nahaiwrimo) ADOBE
  • 4/6 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) Journey
  • 4/6 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) What Happens near Vega Stays near Vega
  • 4/7 (from dirty thirty) “Lore” by Nancy Huang
  • 4/7 (from nahaiwrimo) QUAGMIRE
  • 4/7 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) Baffle
  • 4/7 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) Link Rhyme
  • 4/8 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/8 (from nahaiwrimo) BALSAM
  • 4/8 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) Sharp
  • 4/8 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press) Poetry is Dead/Not Dead
  • 4/9 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/9 (from nahaiwrimo) APOTHECARY
  • 4/9 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony) Hazy
  • 4/9 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/10 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/10 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/10 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/10 (from nahaiwrimo) BAZAAR; a marketplace, maybe open-air…or covered as in Istanbul.
  • 4/11 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/11 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/11(from dirty thirty)
  • 4/11 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/12 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/12 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/12 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/12 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/13 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/13 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/13(from dirty thirty)
  • 4/13 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/14 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/14 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/14 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/14 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/15 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/15 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/15 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/15 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/16 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/16 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/16 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/16 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/17 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/17 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/17 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/17 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/18 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/18 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/18 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/18 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/19 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/19 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/19 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/19 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/20 (from dirty thirty)
  • 4/20 (from nahaiwrimo)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/21
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/22
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/23
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/24
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/25
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/26
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/27
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/28
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/29
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)
  • 4/30
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Oregon Writers Colony)
  • 4/1 (from Poem a Day via Two Sylvias Press)


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