2010 April PAD Challenge: Day 28 - Writer's Digest

2010 April PAD Challenge: Day 28

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Since we're so near the end, I'm going to start linking to the guidelines for any poets who wish to submit up to five of their favorite poems from the month (by May 5) to possibly be spotlighted in a future post on the blog. (Click to continue.)


Also, I thought the voting mechanism for the Poet Laureate of the Blogosphere competition only allowed one vote total from each computer, but apparently (from comments I've read on other blogs) the thing re-sets every day. This calls into question the validity of the results, but it also makes it possible for any RLB-loving poets to vote for me again (if they haven't done so in the past 24 hours).

Click here to keep me in the lead. (Or to vote for someone else if you wish.)


For today's prompt, write an end of the line poem. Maybe the narrator of your poem is at the end of his or her line. Other possible lines that have an end: assembly lines, phone lines, power lines, rail lines, graph lines, dotted lines, waiting lines, lines of poetry, etc.

Here's my attempt:

"Good-bye Winter"

The mornings get happier;
the sun hangs around a little
longer each day; people break
out into improvised dances and
spontaneous songs singing tra-
la-la-la-la de-dum-de-dum or
whatever springs to mind.


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Attend my live webinar tomorrow on How to Publish Your Poetry Collection, which will cover everything from assembling the poems to promoting them after publication. (Click here to learn more.)