Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Poetry Prompts Day 5 - OctPoWriMo 2016

I'm currently not feeling very poetic. I've caught whatever my grandaughters had last week, my head is all fuzzy and most thoughts don't want to stay in my head for very long. A lot of, "What was I doing?" and I sound like a squeaky toy half the time but the day insists there are things to be done. I hope your journey through poetry is going well. Any bumps in your road?

Photo courtesy of by Lynn Greyling

Day 5 Prompt: Sharp


When I first think of something sharp, pain comes to mind but then I think of an A sharp or a B sharp. Of course there are sharp turns, sharp angles and "He's looking sharp." and let's not forget, sharp as a tack and look sharp. 

Free write for ten minutes on any of the above. Where does the word sharp take you? 

Are you feeling a little adventurous? How about writing a Blitz Poem?

Word Prompts:


Music for your Muse:

This is one of my favorites to dance to and connect with my Muse.

Remember, our prompts are only suggestions, where you find inspiration for your poetry is up to you.
During OctPoWriMo, if you want to make sure that we know you have written something new, comment in that day's post with your link to your blog and/or share your link on Twitter with the hashtag, #OctPoWriMo.
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Our link would look this:

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Once you hit publish on your comment it would look like this (only with the name of your post):


I hope that helps. You don't have to do this, it is only if you would like to make your link an active link.

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Morgan Dragonwillow
Read, Dance, Write, Repeat.

Morgan Dragonwillow, author of Wild Woman Waking & Dancing within Shadow, is a writing rebel, foodie, urban gardener, recovering perfectionist, facilitator of magical circles and poet who (mostly) doesn't let her fears get in the way of her passion for writing and creating. When she isn't working with clients, writing or dancing, you can find her encouraging and supporting her writing community at @StoryDam, #OctPoWriMo#PoetsonthePage, and  Playing with Words on her blog.
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  1. Gee, Day five already, where are the days going? Here's my link -

  2. my first Blitz poem :)

    1. Yay! Glad you tried the Blitz Poem, it's one of my favorites!

  3. Mine can burn lol


    Today's entry is a haiku.

    1. You got under my skin with this one. Not in a bad way, just a memory.

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  6. Five days in already? Yep. Here's today's poem, Look Sharp. Write on!

  7. That was intense!

  8. I've written many a blitz poem, and love the form, but today I was feeling something different: Sharp.

  9. Day 5 - title Sharp Endings and here is my active link....phew, this was fun. Hope I did it right....Blitz poem.

    Sharp Endings

  10. Day 5,

  11. Really enjoyed the challenge of the blitz form. Day 5:

  12. Bone Dust

    This took me way longer than I wanted. Time to move on to Day 6.

  13. My post for today is here:
    OctPoWriMo: Day 5

    Thank you for hosting this challenge! Have a blessed week. :)

  14. My post for the day.

  15. Hi, my post for the day :

  16. DAY-5

    Did my best to follow the prompt..I usually enjoy the BLITZ, pressed for time and a hurried job :)

  17. Mine for Day 5 is a "Half Blitz."

  18. Days 5 and 6 are here:

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  20. Missed this yesterday. I was out shopping for a wedding dress for my youngest daughter. Here's my attempt at a blitz poem.
    Live In Joy

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  22. I used ALL the prompt words in today's poem at Nickers and Ink. I changed KEEN to KEENING. I left out SHARP, but it's sort of implied by the BARBED TEETH.
    Thanks for the prompt!

    The Nonchalant Haunt - Does this ring a bell, or how can you tell?