Monthly Archives: April 2016

NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 29/30: Freestyle Fridays

great blue heron’s silhouette shimmers on the pond fish scatter to escape breakfast ©Jone Rush MacCulloch Advertisements

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 28/30: Tanka Thursdays

fifty railroad cars contain root vegetables stored in this cellar forgotten lives abandoned relocated internees ©Jone Rush MacCulloch

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 27/30: Word Wednesdays

Today’s word is SPIRAL.  I am taking it from Mary Lee Hahn’s line in the 2016 Progressive Poem found HERE. I love the ZENO form. J. Patrick Lewis created the “zeno” poetry form. It’s a 10-line verse form with a repeating syllable count … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 26/30: Take-a-Line Tuesdays

I’ve been reading some poetry of Wistawa Szmborska.  So today’s line is from her poem, “Golden Anniversary”: One day the answer came before the question One day the answer came before the question in the middle of math the student in … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 25/30: Mystery Mondays

monday mystery clam shell or butterfly wings fly away spirit ©jone rush macculloch  

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 24/30: Scribble Sundays

When I was at the writing retreat earlier this month, I wrote two sestinas.  The first one is HERE.  I like this description from a writer friend, “it’s like writing a marathon.”  Yep.  It is and such a puzzle. What … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 23/30: Shadorma Saturdays

morning walk on the gravel road climbing vine entwined in the old window of childhood where grandma once lived ©Jone Rush MacCulloch, 2016

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