Day: May 10, 2022

photo of house near tree during winter

“Hope,” #Prosery

Merril D. Smith is over at dVerse hosting the Prosery Prompt for 5/10/22. She says: Prosery is a dVerse term for prose incorporating a given line of poetry. This can be either flash fiction, nonfiction, or creative nonfiction, but it must be prose! Not prose poetry, and not a poem. And it must be no …

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My Image of Mom, #99Word Stories

The Carrot May 9, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a mom selfie — a story that creates an image of a mom. No one mom looks alike or fits a maternal mold. Who is she? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by May 15, 2022. If you want to …

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#TankaTuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 273, 5/10/22, #SpecificForm

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY! Last month, I asked Sally Cronin to select a syllabic form for us to learn more about. Her choice was the butterfly cinquain. FAST FACTS Did you know the Butterfly Cinquain really isn’t a cinquain? It’s a nine-line poem. The butterfly cinquain uses the syllable count of the Crapsey Cinquain and then reverses it. …

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