Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bury me with my Glasses

The Science Cafe was packed tonight for the lecture on the Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th year in operation and the audience was very appreciative of our poetry. I combined the prompt below with the presentation and came up with my … Continue reading

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What is my cat thinking

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a what nobody knows poem. It’s easy to write a poem about what everybody already knows, though it may be difficult to write an interesting poem about such things. Still, use … Continue reading

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Wish List

From the Poetic Asides blog: Here’s the final “Two for Tuesday” prompt of the month: Write a matter poem. Matter is what things are made of. Write an anti-matter poem. The opposite of a matter poem. Wish List Give me … Continue reading

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Telescopes are Time Machines

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a looking back poem. Of course, some people just glance over their shoulders, and others stop and turn all the way around. Some look back in time and weigh their successes … Continue reading

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Good News, Everyone!

Before I write my poem-a-day, Postcard Poems and Prose has posted another of my poems as we approach the end of National Poetry Month. Check it out! In other news, Thursday night I’ll be at the North Carolina Museum of … Continue reading

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Tranquil Excitement

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, take a word or two invented by William Shakespeare, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. Click here for a link to some words coined by Shakespeare, who … Continue reading

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Pale Blue Dot

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write an across the sea poem. This could be a love letter, an electronic submission through cyber space and time, or a travel poem (by air or sea, though probably not car). … Continue reading

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Puns aren’t Funny in Poetry

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a moment poem. The moment can be a big moment or small moment; it can be a good moment or horrible moment; it can affect thousands or matter to just one … Continue reading

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All our dates

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a historic poem. It could be a poem about a landmark event, specific battle, an era in time, or whatever you consider a historic happening. All our dates will be overshadowed … Continue reading

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All Natural

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a nature poem. For many poets, the first thing that may pop to mind includes birds, trees, waterfalls, rivers, and such. But there’s also human nature, nature vs. nurture, and other … Continue reading

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