Saturday, October 8, 2016

Poetry Prompts Day 8 - OctPoWriMo 2016

You may think that the word for today is a strange word for a poetry prompt, but, there are places you can go with this, dance with this, that just might surprise you. Your poem doesn't have to have the actual word in it, it is about where the word takes you.

Thank you for all of your well wishes, I'm feeling much better today. I think I'm finally getting over this gunk, whatever it was.

Photo by Morgan Dragonwillow

Day 8 Prompt: Porous

  1. 1a :  possessing or full of poresb :  containing vessels <hardwood is porous>2a :  permeable to fluidsb :  permeable to outside influences3:  capable of being penetrated <porous national boundaries>


Free write about something porous and see where it takes you. Allow yourself to go where the words lead you.

Photo by Morgan Dragonwillow

Suggested poetry type: Rispetto

Word Prompts:


Music for your 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.
If you would like to leave an active link in the comments:

<a href = "your link">your title</a>

You have to put the link to your post (same link you would put in the comment section) in the, "your link" space within the quotations and the title to your post in the, your title, space.

Our link would look like this:

<a href="">OctPoWriMo</a>

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.

Remember to visit two or more OctPoWriMo participants and leave encouraging and supportive words along the way.

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. Day 8 Post -
    Happy weekend to everyone reading this prompt for Porous.

  2. glad you're feeling better, Morgan :)

  3. I am very glad to hear that you are feeling better. I hope that you'll now be able to enjoy your weekend. :)

    Here is my post for today, using your Porous prompt, fresh off the presses:
    OctPoWriMo Day 8

    Have a blessed day!

  4. My poem today, Be Brave, goes off the rails a bit. You were right about being surprised where this prompt might take me.

  5. Hi, here is my poem for the day, hope you like it :-)

  6. I am so glad you are feeling better!

  7. Concrete, a solid yet porous offering for day 8 (concrete being solid, maybe no so much the poem) :)

  8. Not an easy prompt but it led me sideways to "Freaked Out!" Hope everyone is enjoying this daily exercise of writing poetry!

  9. Days 7 and 8 are here! Thanks to all those of you who have visited so far.

  10. I am so glad you are feeling better! I missed yesterday. Finals week in my current class, so my focus was there. But here is Day 7
    Two Sides

    1. I mean Day 8! Geez! Day 9 coming up. Sorry! I have finals on the brain.

  11. This set of prompt words was a little challenging. Here's where I went with it. Thanks for the start!

    Jump-start or fall apart -- Generally, flattery won’t boost the battery.

  12. Day-8