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2022 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 8

For the 2022 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. Day 8 features our second Two-for-Tuesday prompt.

Just like that, we're starting week number two. And it's another Two-for-Tuesday prompt!

For today’s Two-for-Tuesday prompt:

  1. Write a form poem, and/or...
  2. Write an anti-form poem.

If you need some form ideas, here's a list of poetic forms. If you'd like an additional subject to guide your poeming, write a direction poem (whether you're thinking about directions in a travel sense or as a list of objectives to complete--or both!).

Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.

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The Complete Guide of Poetic Forms

Play with poetic forms!

Poetic forms are fun poetic games, and this digital guide collects more than 100 poetic forms, including more established poetic forms (like sestinas and sonnets) and newer invented forms (like golden shovels and fibs).

Click to continue.

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Here’s my attempt at a Form and/or Anti-Form Poem:

“juxtaposition”

rainbows develop
wherever
there is sun and rain

(For my example, I chose to write a Kelly lune.)

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