Tag Archives: Big Tent Poetry

MASON JAR WINE

The Big Tent Prompt for the 25th day of NaPoWriMo is to write a poem about things in Mason Jars. Most country boys gained a little experience with Mason Jars or little brown jugs over the years. While the home-brew … Continue reading

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RED AT NIGHT

Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ gave me another easy prompt to fill in the day as I watched my shed rise. Maybe things will get back to normal. The prompt was to write a poem that uses a pearl of wisdom … Continue reading

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THE CANDLE’S LIT

I can always count of Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ for at least one good NaPoWriMo prompt for the week. This time it’s, “Write a poem about lighting a candle.” I could only think up about 30 possible poems for lighting … Continue reading

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WITH ME EVER

The Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ prompt for day 17 of NaPoWriMo is to write an ode to a prized physical object. The object was a no-brainer, but the poem is being written late at night. The object has value, the … Continue reading

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CONVERSATIONS WITH BACCHUS

The prompt I selected for today from Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ is to write a poem about drunkenness. I never was much of a drinker, as evidenced by my earlier poem https://thepoetsquill.wordpress.com/2011/04/10/squadron-party-in-the-park/, so I had to fall back on my … Continue reading

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THE DOOR SLAMS

One of Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/2011/04/monday-prompts-april-11/ prompts for NaPoWriMo this week is, “Write a poem about being small.” I spent five years as a detective working juvenile cases: everything from juveniles committing crimes to juveniles being the victims of crimes. … Continue reading

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NO GIRLS!

Here we go again. Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ first prompt for this week is to write a poem about a tree house or club house rules. For NaPoWriMO day 11, I was thinking 5- to 7-year-olds. NO GIRLS! by Mike … Continue reading

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DESTINY’S DAY

The final prompt for the week from Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/ was to use ‘lung’ in a poem, so for day 10 of NaPoWriMo http://www.napowrimo.net/, true to my promise, I gave it a shot. ‘Lung’ was for me the most … Continue reading

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THE LEGEND OF CREVE COEUR LAKE

Thought I would combine Writer’s Island http://writersisland.wordpress.com/, free write for NaPoWriMo, with Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/. Okay, so I couldn’t come up with anything to match Big Tent Poetry’s prompt, “write a poem using lung.” I still had the other … Continue reading

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MUSINGS OF A CLOWN FISH

I’m about out of prompts I can work with from this weeks Big Tent Poetry http://bigtentpoetry.org/2011/04/monday-prompts-april-4/. All that was left was write a poem with lungs in it, or one that starts with “The legend says ______,” or finally, one … Continue reading

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