2020 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 3 - Writer's Digest

2020 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 3

Poem along with the first ever April PAD Challenge Countdown, in which Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and a poem (to get things started) in the 10 days leading up to the 2020 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a response poem.
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Poem along with the first ever April PAD Challenge Countdown, in which Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and a poem (to get things started) in the 10 days leading up to the 2020 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a response poem.

For today’s prompt, write a response poem. That is, write a poem that responds to another poem. Could be a poem by another poet or even your own from earlier in this challenge.

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Remember: These prompts are just springboards; you have the freedom to jump in any direction you want.

Re-create Your Poetry!

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Revision doesn’t have to be a chore–something that should be done after the excitement of composing the first draft. Rather, it’s an extension of the creation process!

In the 48-minute tutorial video Re-creating Poetry: How to Revise Poems, poets will be inspired with several ways to re-create their poems with the help of seven revision filters that they can turn to again and again.

Click to continue.

Here’s my attempt at a Response Poem:

"Another Song of Myself"

Perhaps, you could
celebrate yourself
more concisely
when next you sound
your mighty yawp!

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