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Author Archives: Robert Lee Brewer

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2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 19

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Whew! We’re nearly 3 weeks into this challenge. Let’s keep the poems flowing. For today’s prompt, write a burn poem. I actually wrote a poem titled “burn” earlier in this month’s challenge, … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 18

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

Four Poets Read Poems and Talk Poetry

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On Wednesday night, I had a wonderful opportunity to sit down with four poets who read poems and talked poetry. The poets were Aaron Belz, Mary Biddinger, Jeannine Hall Gailey, and Nate … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 17

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 16

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Before getting into the prompt today, I just wanted to take a moment to recognize what happened in Boston yesterday. I don’t have anything exceptionally new to offer, but you are all … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 15

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 14

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 13

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 12

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 11

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 10

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 9

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 8

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 7

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 6

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 5

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 4

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 3

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 2

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

2013 April PAD Challenge: Day 1

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The April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge is designed to help poets do one thing and one thing only: Write more poems! The process of revision may go on for weeks, months, and years … Read more

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 216

So this is the last Wednesday Poetry Prompt until May. That’s right, we’ve got a poem-a-day challenge starting up on Monday (April 1). Get plenty of sleep this weekend, because it’s non-stop … Read more

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 215

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Please check out the latest WD Poetic Form Challenge. The current form is the rispetto. For this week’s prompt, write a walking poem. The poem can incorporate any type of walk or … Read more

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Rispetto

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Before we get into the full onslaught of the April PAD Challenge, let’s complete one more WD Poetic Form Challenge. This time, we’ll be writing the rispetto. There are two versions of … Read more

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 214

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For this week’s prompt, write a baby poem. The poem could be about a human baby, animal baby, or any other type of baby (alien, plant?). Remember: Baby could be an expression … Read more

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Pantoum Winner

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First off, let me thank everyone for writing such fun pantoums. I admit I was a little worried about reading so many because of the required repetition of the lines. However, the … Read more

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