2012 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 7

Author:
Publish date:

UPDATE: As problems continue with the commenting, I've decided to open up a WD Forum thread for the first 7 days. Beginning with tomorrow's prompt, there will be prompt-specific threads linked to each post. Click here to share your poems/comments for the first 7 days.

Sorry for the late prompt today--stayed up a little late last night.

Today's prompt comes to us from Eleanore D. Trupkiewicz.

Here's Eleanore's prompt: Write a circular poem. It could be a poem about circles, or about a circular concept, or about something shaped like a circle. Or it could be a poem with a circular format, in which the end of the poem somehow connects directly back to the beginning of the poem.

Robert's attempt at a circular poem:

"Been Here"

Feels like I've been here before
with my head hidden under the covers
and wanting another hour or two.

Feels like I've been here before
rushing around to get lunches packed
and telling people what to do.

Feels like I've been here before
saying "goodbye, have a great day"
but wanting more time with you.

*****

Thank you, Eleanore, for the terrific prompt! Click here to learn more about her.

*****

Follow me on Twitter @robertleebrewer

*****

Make a Name for Yourself!

Click here to learn how with the latest premium collection. Fewer than 60 kits still available!

What Is a Pantser in Writing?

What Is a Pantser in Writing?

The world of storytelling can be broken into many categories and sub-categories, but one division is between pantser and plotter. Learn what a pantser means in writing and how they differ from plotters here.

Too Seen: The Intimacy of Copy Editing

Too Seen: The Intimacy of Copy Editing

Novelist A.E. Osworth discusses their experience working with a copyeditor for their novel We Are Watching Eliza Bright and how the experience made them feel Witnessed.

writer's digest wd presents

WD Presents: From Our Readers Announcement, Upcoming Webinars, and more!

This week, we’re excited to announce a call for From Our Readers submissions, a webinar on crafting expert query letters, and more!

April PAD Challenge

2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 11

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a prime number poem.

Stephanie Dray: On Writing Women's Legacies

Stephanie Dray: On Writing Women's Legacies

Bestselling and award-winning author Stephanie Dray shares how she selects the historical figures that she features in her novels and how she came to see the whole of her character's legacies.

From Script

Taking Note of the Structure of WandaVision and Breaking in Outside of Hollywood (From Script)

In this week’s round-up from ScriptMag.com, learn about the storytelling techniques used in the nine-part Disney+ series "WandaVision," outlining tips for writing a horror script, and breaking in outside of Hollywood as a writer and filmmaker.

April PAD Challenge

2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 10

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a get blank poem.

take two 3 mistakes writers make in act i

Take Two: 3 Mistakes Writers Make in Act I

Without a solid foundation, our stories flounder. Jeanne Veillette Bowerman shares insights into the three mistakes writers make when creating the first act.

David Jackson Ambrose: On Balancing Magic and Practicality

David Jackson Ambrose: On Balancing Magic and Practicality

Novelist David Jackson Ambrose discusses the initial themes he wanted to explore in his latest novel, A Blind Eye, what the editing process was like, and how his books always surprise him in the end.