For the 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's Two-for-Tuesday prompt is to write a Form and/or Anti-Form Poem.
Today is our second Two-for-Tuesday prompt day. Pick one prompt for your poem today, or write a poem for each prompt, or write one poem that works with both. Today's prompts are:
- Write a form poem (here's a list of 100 poetic forms for reference), and/or...
- Write an anti-form poem.
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Here’s my attempt at a Form and/or Anti-Form Poem:
My words spring
forth without a plan
but I don't
trouble the local starman
who watches over
with curious thrill
with so much time to kill in
crimson and clover.
[Note on the form: For today's poem, I wrote a two-stanza shadorma.]