There is something powerful about ruins. They make us think about the greatness of the past and the passage of time. They remind us of history and the future. It's no wonder that ruins have been a source of poetic inspiration for a very long time.
Have you ever gone apple-picking? Have you smelled the crisp fall air and bit into a red apple right from the tree? Tugged on each apple carefully to see which one is ripe enough to let go of its branch? Whether you've never picked an apple or have a dozen apple trees in your yard, it's time to write some apple-picking poetry!
Today's poetry prompt comes to us from one of our Brave Writer families. Let's check out Evelyn's recipe for "Nature Poundcake," then create our own!
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the start of something new? Maybe it's something you've never tried before and you don't know where to start. Maybe you have too many ideas and can't narrow them down.
Today, we'll be de-mystifying one part of the poetry writing process: beginnings. If you've never written a poem before, today's the perfect chance to start!
Poetry is a type of writing that's defined by patterns. Whether it's the number of lines in a stanza or the beats of rhythm and rhyme in a line, you'll find patterns everywhere in every poem you read. So for today's poetry prompt, we'll be diving into patterns and using them to inspire our writing!
Pull up a chair, sit back, and relax, because the show is about to begin! Today, we’ll be exploring all the ways that movies and poetry overlap, from quotes used in movies to entire films based on a poem. So pop some popcorn and let’s get started!
It's summertime in the Northern Hemisphere, the perfect time of year to stay up late and stare up at the night sky! It's also a great time to create some stargazing stories and poems. So grab your telescopes and let's go!
Are you part of a team? Love running cross-country or playing baseball? Prefer to watch basketball or soccer from your couch? Or do you do both? Whatever your relationship is to sports, there's a sports-related poetry prompt for you!