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Video  for poem 11

Video for poem 11

This is the Weather Channel video that led to today’s poem: Bears Fascinated by Pink Balloon We think it’s safe to assume they’ve never seen a balloon before Posted by The Weather Channel on Friday, March 11, 2016

Day 5 process

Day 5 process

As next week and the new semester get closer, I am increasingly aware of how important it is to set up a poetry-writing habit. Of course I already write poems, but a daily poetry draft is another thing. Yesterday’s draft squeaked through at 10:30 PM […]

Day 3 process

Day 3 process

This was a hard one, and I’m still not sure how it turned out. As I write these process posts, I’m going to take steps to ensure that I don’t give out all the prompts for The Daily Poet. I think people should but it instead. […]

Day 2 process post

Day 2 process post

This was a good prompt yet a difficult one.The things we hold close, the things we protect are also the silent things, the things unwritten. My task was to write about something I would never write about while not exploiting it. This may not be […]

A year of poems

A year of poems

On January 1, 2016, I begin a new project, one similar to the Project 365 photo project I did in 2014. This time I am using a prompts book to generate a poem a day for a year. I am using The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your […]

More poems, more bacon

More poems, more bacon

When I was waking up today, I dreamed that there was only five years left until the end of the world. In my dream, I had a copy of an agenda of events handed to me in a meeting and I wasn’t that upset either. […]