30 Poetry Prompts for the 2021 April PAD Challenge

Find all 30 poetry prompts for the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge in this post.
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Find all 30 poetry prompts for the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge below. I will link each day back to the original post with a super concise prompt. Just click the link if you need more guidance or ideas on how to come at the prompt.

Happy poeming!

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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).

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30 Poetry Prompts for the 2021 April PAD Challenge!

Day 1: Introduction Poem
Day 2: What the Future Holds Poem
Day 3: Communication Poem
Day 4: Active Poem
Day 5: "The First (blank)" Poem

Day 6: Change and/or Don't Change Poem
Day 7: Villain Poem
Day 8: Metaphor Poem
Day 9: Persona Poem (for an inanimate object)
Day 10: "Get (blank)" Poem

Day 11: Prime Number Poem
Day 12: Six Words Poem
Day 13: Lucky and/or Unlucky Poem
Day 14: From Where You're Sitting Poem
Day 15: "(blank) Story" Poem

Day 16: City Poem
Day 17: Waiting Poem
Day 18: Ekphrastic Poem
Day 19: Animal Title Poem
Day 20: Love and/or Anti-Love Poem

Day 21: "(blank) Me" Poem
Day 22: Nature Poem
Day 23: Appointment Poem
Day 24: Question Poem
Day 25: Thought Poem

Day 26: "(blank) World" Poem
Day 27: Believe and/or Don't Believe Poem
Day 28: Remix Poem
Day 29: Evening Poem
Day 30: Goodbye Poem

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