Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons – FAREWELL

Day 10: Farewell Write a poem about a farewell today: perhaps this image may bring back memories of loved ones who passed, or revive memories of those that departed from our lives. Or you could focus on the more mundane, but still powerful moments of your daily goodbye rituals, whether it’s a friend, partner, or… Continue reading Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons – FAREWELL

Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons -CAMOUFLAGE

Day 9: Camouflage For today’s poem, take inspiration from camouflage — you may apply it in any way you like, whether you write about visual or social dissimulation, or focus on the way we hide our myriad emotions, actions, and reactions. What would be your ultimate smokescreen, concealment, or mask? God or Nature Has bestowed… Continue reading Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons -CAMOUFLAGE

Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons , GRAFFITI

Graffiti: art, or vandalism? It sometimes seems every flat surface is someone’s canvas. Trains with spray-painted carriages trundle past graffiti-adorned buildings and rattle through illustrated tunnels. Are you, like me, often inspired by the creativity and audacity of the artist? Or are you outraged by a perceived assault on public decency? Is graffiti a valid… Continue reading Writing 101, Poetry: The Commons , GRAFFITI