Tag Archives: Poetic Asides

Quandary: What Am I Doing?

  November PAD Challenge #13  at Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, make the title of your poem a question; then, the poem should go about trying to answer the question. You can be direct in your answer or a little … Continue reading

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Collision Course

  PAD Challenge #12  For Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a “forget what they say” poem. To do this, you could take a familiar saying and spin it on its head. Or comfort someone who’s being told they can’t … Continue reading

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No One Wants To Be Her

  PAD Challenge #11 For Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, take the phrase “No One Wants (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Possible … Continue reading

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Worth Dying For*

PAD Challenge #10  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a love poem. Simple as that. Poets who’ve done the PAD challenges in the past know I always sneak this one in somewhere during the month. And if you’re all … Continue reading

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The Beginnings of We

  PAD Challenge #9  For Poetic Asides (Two for Tuesdays) 1.Write a slow down poem. Could be about reducing actual traveling speed or speed of living or some other interpretation. 2.Write a never slow down poem. Some people love living … Continue reading

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Self-Talk Matters

PAD Challenge #8  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write an agreement poem. There are a few obvious ways I see to approach this type of poem: 1. Write a poem in which there is an agreement made between two … Continue reading

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A Doubled Tetractys

  PAD Challenge #7  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a Pro-something poem. Your poem could be pro-candy, pro-writing, pro-peace, love and happiness, or whatever else it is that you support. A Doubled Tetractys Life is not long enough … Continue reading

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Looking For The Words

  PAD Challenge #6 for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Looking for (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, use the new phrase as the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Looking … Continue reading

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Memories and Metamorphosis

  Poem #2 for Nov. 5, Pad challenge Memories and Metamorphosis You are no longer the same, but then, neither am I. We have both been changed, rearranged, yet continue to cling to these past memories of laughter shared: row … Continue reading

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Moment of Being

  PAD Challenge #5  for Poetic Asides For today’s prompt, write a metamorphosis poem. This is an excellent opportunity to use metaphors and/or show changes in a season, person, animal, plant, or whatever. Moment of Being Didn’t have a plan … Continue reading

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