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Month: April 2018 (page 1 of 5)

Poetry Challenge – Day 19

Welcome to Day 19 of my 30-Day Poetry Challenge!

Comment on today’s poem to win a copy of my poetry book, “(After) Confession… I’m giving away a copy every day. Scroll down below the poem for more details about this Poetry Challenge.

But first, congratulations, Shari A, for winning a free copy of my poetry book! (I do a raffle from those who commented on yesterday’s post.) Shari, please email me your address so I can send your prize: theresa.sapphire@gmail.com

Now onto today’s poem. Don’t forget to comment, and check back tomorrow to see if you’ve won!

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Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt:
 we challenge you to write a paragraph that briefly recounts a story, describes the scene outside your window, or even gives directions from your house to the grocery store. Now try erasing words from this paragraph to create a poem or, alternatively, use the words of your paragraph to build a new poem.


Nothing, Said the View
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Poetry Challenge – Day 18

Welcome to Day 18 of my 30-Day Poetry Challenge!

Comment on today’s poem to win a copy of my poetry book, “(After) Confession… I’m giving away a copy every day. Scroll down below the poem for more details about this Poetry Challenge.

But first, congratulations, Fiona N, for winning a free copy of my poetry book! (I do a raffle from those who commented on yesterday’s post.) Fi, please email me your address so I can send your prize: theresa.sapphire@gmail.com

Now onto today’s poem. Don’t forget to comment, and check back tomorrow to see if you’ve won!

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There’s a bit of a structure to this poem, so will look best on a computer screen vs. a phone.

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Poetry Challenge – Day 17

Welcome to Day 17 of my 30-Day Poetry Challenge!

Comment on today’s poem to win a copy of my poetry book, “(After) Confession… I’m giving away a copy every day. Scroll down below the poem for more details about this Poetry Challenge.

But first, congratulations, Andy H, for winning a free copy of my poetry book! (I do a raffle from those who commented on yesterday’s post.) Andy, please email me your address so I can send your prize: theresa.sapphire@gmail.com

Now onto today’s poem. Don’t forget to comment, and check back tomorrow to see if you’ve won!

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Yep, stayed up too late writing this…

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Poetry Challenge – Day 16

Welcome to Day 16 of my 30-Day Poetry Challenge!

Comment on today’s poem to win a copy of my poetry book, “(After) Confession… I’m giving away a copy every day. Scroll down below the poem for more details about this Poetry Challenge.

But first, congratulations, Chris, for winning a free copy of my poetry book! (I do a raffle from those who commented on yesterday’s post.) Chris (I think it may be Chris C?), please email me your address so I can send your prize: theresa.sapphire@gmail.com

Now onto today’s poem. Don’t forget to comment, and check back tomorrow to see if you’ve won!

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