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NaPoWriMo #23

April 23, 2012

  

NaPoWriMo #23

National Poetry Writing Month, April 2012

  
We Write Poems:
It’s National Poetry Month!  Read our start up posting to learn what we’re doing here.  Come and play!

Poem Day number Twenty-three!  Link your poems or comments below!

Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
~T.S. Eliot

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16 Comments
  1. April 23, 2012 12:29 am

    Love the quote–transcendence!

    she believes in something

  2. April 23, 2012 4:21 am

    Hard to believe that we have just a week left of NaPoWriMo! I followed the Poetic Asides prompt to write a morning poem:
    morning poem – April 23, 2012

  3. April 23, 2012 6:49 am

    Apart from the obligatory haiku, I tried out a new form invented by Hannah Gosselin.

  4. April 23, 2012 7:35 am

    Here’s today’s poem with the morning prompt.
    http://miskmask.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/day-23-aprpad-sleepy-morning-start/

  5. April 23, 2012 8:14 am

    Good Monday — here we go: Day 23 ~~ Mesmerizing Me

  6. April 23, 2012 8:51 am

    So, it’s nearly over, and I just got used to poeming regularly 🙂
    Here are two contributions, I am always disorganised and rarely manage to post in time:
    http://phoenix-em.com/mariyakoleva/2012/04/opposite-poem-day-23/
    http://phoenix-em.com/mariyakoleva/2012/04/no-dice-day-22/

  7. April 23, 2012 12:56 pm

    http://julesgemstonepages.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/april-23-2012/
    My Elfje Inspired by a line from Irene…Thank you, Irene! 🙂 (from her Wordle for #52…my Wordle link is also on this post)
    All links included at the point of ‘Elfje’
    Hope to be back after my visiting ‘Little one’ who now naps…goes home.

  8. April 23, 2012 4:24 pm

    I’m late today, but did get a short piece written.
    warning to self

  9. Shawna permalink
    April 23, 2012 5:25 pm

    Wow, that was a powerful quote. And fairly accurate, I’d say. I love Eliot.

  10. magicalmysticalteacher permalink
    April 23, 2012 6:06 pm

    A dead laptop has slowed my output…

    Mesmerize

  11. April 23, 2012 8:16 pm

    I wrote quite a few poems today. This link is to the one for NaPoWriMo, and Ekphrastic poem:
    http://whimsygizmo.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/oh-charlotte/

  12. April 23, 2012 8:50 pm

    Another one for the blog: Blood

    Must tackle the WWP prompt next…

  13. April 24, 2012 9:39 pm

    I’ll try to mesmerize you today – or perhaps not.

    Richard

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