Tag Archives: Poetic Asides

Anti-Form Cascade Poem

  PAD Challenge #23  For Poetic Asides (Two for Tuesday) 1. Write a form poem. This poem can cover any subject you want, but it should be written using a poetic form. 2. Write an anti-form poem. This poem doesn’t … Continue reading

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Swimming Write

  PAD Challenge #22 For Poetic Asides The prompt today is to write a poem that takes a stand. Swimming Write Seems like I’ve been swimming through this sea of words, forever. Seeking a solution just beyond my reach. Always … Continue reading

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Permission Slip

  PAD Challenge #21  For Poetic Asides The prompt for today is to write a permission poem. You don’t need my (or anyone else’s) permission to write your poem today, but it should somehow involve the concept of giving, refusing, … Continue reading

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Right or Wrong Song

  PAD Challenge #20  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a “what’s wrong or right” poem. Right or Wrong Song What is right for me might be wrong for you. Would be wrong for me to make you do … Continue reading

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Word Thread

  PAD Challenge #19  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a poem with a hole in it.                                 Word Thread Mother used to mend socks. Weave new thread back and forth across hole in worn through fabric. Wish it were … Continue reading

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Imagining Lost

  PAD Challenge #18 for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a lost & found poem. I suppose you could focus on either what’s lost or what’s found–or both Imagining Lost What would happen if one of these days, I … Continue reading

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Tell Me Why

  PAD Challenge #17 for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Tell me why (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Tell … Continue reading

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Sorting This From That

  PAD Challenge #16  For Poetic Asides (two for Tuesday) 1. Write a stacking poem. The poem could be about stacking objects. Or it could be about stacking ideas, stacking the deck, stacking the odds against something happening, etc. 2. … Continue reading

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Some Fancy Footwork

  PAD Challenge #15  For Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a “just when you thought it was safe” poem. Some Fancy Footwork Getting close now, to an ending, bending toward that finish line, defined by random circumstances. Suddenly know what … Continue reading

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Not So Bright Idea

PAD Challenge # 14  For Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a crossroads poem. This could be a poem about a physical, mental, or emotional intersection. Not So Bright Idea Standing at spiritual crossroads, remembering: God threw me a fast … Continue reading

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