I love what Maria did with the forms. The Diamante turned mushroom, and the table poem has a sharpness to it that comes both from the breaks and the words. Superb!
This morning’s theme “Breaking Boundaries” inspired an exciting photo adventure. I looked at things I see every day with fresh perspective.
Read for inspiration and craft
Louise Glück won the 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature. Here’s an encouraging clip of her talking about poetry.
Spotlight Poem from OctPoWriMo Day 7
I enjoyed the question/answer rhythm of RALLENTANDA’s triolet.
Poetry prompt Today’s OctPoWriMo prompt is Breaking Boundaries
Forms Diamante or Table poem
I tried both forms .
Kindness and Cruelty
caring, accepting, giving
door, home . . . zoo, airport
trapping, attacking, emptying
Mine looks more like a mushroom than a diamond. I like that.
Tooling up for breaking boundaries
|I’ll need scissors to||separate||sullen skies|
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