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Prompt #49, It’s Post Your Poems Day!

April 13, 2011

almost a poem

We asked you to write a poem about writing a poem. Mirror enough for you? More specifically, as a writer, what is your relationship with the process itself? Is it a familiar and comfortable experience, how complete do you feel within the process of finding and writing a poem? Emotional or intellectual perhaps? All in all, what is your personal place within the experience of writing? How do poems arrive on your plate to write?

This was your big chance to pull the curtain back and reveal the “great and powerful wizard behind the scene”. Now’s time to share your result. Maybe we will all get to see something more, how it is to be a writer in this life. Let’s take a look. Please now, post your links!

Don’t have a poem yet? Perhaps read a few done by others here, be inspired. There’s still plenty of time to discover a poem for yourself!

Leave the links to your poems in the comments of this post, then go visit your fellow writers’ sites and read their work. Remember to leave only positive comments in the spirit of sharing and not critiquing. We look forward to reading your poems!

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Please remember to include a link with your blog poem post that links right back to here, this “Post Your Poems Day”, so that others reading your poem can also share in this community poem experience – maybe even someone new to We Write Poems!

If you are new to WWP, please be welcome to look around and read. The full prompt description you can find under “Recent Posts” on the top right of our page.

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24 Comments
  1. April 13, 2011 12:29 am

    an older piece, but I share it here because, it is clearly a poem about how to write a poem… Poet In Arms

    • April 13, 2011 12:36 am

      My current pieces for National Poetry Month 2011: NAPOWRIMO #12 and NAPOWRIMO #13

  2. April 13, 2011 12:58 am

    To the sound of banging hammers and whistling saws…

    don’t call me poet

  3. Rinkly Rimes permalink
    April 13, 2011 1:01 am

    I never realised all this till now!

    http://rinklyrimes.blogspot.com/2011/04/process.html

  4. April 13, 2011 1:41 am

    Mine is a revised oldie… and I think there is still room to move too. But here it is
    http://redshoepoet.blogspot.com/2011/04/poem-about-poem.html

  5. April 13, 2011 1:50 am

    I am currently staying by a lake – lots of water.

    http://poetry-diary.com/2011/04/12/poetry-descending/

  6. Irene permalink*
    April 13, 2011 3:44 am

    I am staying by the Eiffel Tower. *poetic licence*

    on writing

  7. April 13, 2011 4:19 am

    The process of writing has become a memory to me .. Fortunately am shameless enoguh to post whatever comes to my head so my thoughts echo the same :

    http://ladynimue.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/poetry-and-illusion/

  8. April 13, 2011 5:09 am

    different way of “making a poem”

    http://soulsmusic.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/poems-alive-in-bones/

    Elizabeth

  9. April 13, 2011 5:23 am

    Here is my method of creation:

    http://margoroby.wordpress.com/

    margo

  10. April 13, 2011 5:47 am

    Here is my take on writing a poem:
    http://sadlywaiting.blogspot.com/2011/04/if-they-were-songs.html

  11. April 13, 2011 5:55 am

    When I write a poem, it must Begin With Fire

    -Nicole

  12. April 13, 2011 7:34 am

    Tailoring some poetry in Habiliments

  13. April 13, 2011 10:09 am

    Shadorma strikes again!

    http://1ightverse.blogspot.com/2011/04/more-shadormas.html

  14. April 13, 2011 12:35 pm

    Thanks very much for the prompt. Here’s mine: Attention Must Be Paid.

  15. April 13, 2011 2:24 pm

    Not much of a poem, but I did think about it.
    http://briarcat.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/q-and-a/

  16. April 13, 2011 3:08 pm

    The magical joy of poetry

    Enough said!

  17. April 14, 2011 8:45 pm

    What a great prompt! The process is rarely examined. Thanks, Amy

    http://sharplittlepencil.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/prelude-to-a-poem/

  18. April 15, 2011 10:35 am

    I’m a little late on this one, but it is one of my favorites.
    http://thepoetsquill.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/on-poems-2/

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