A poetry prompt that ages a tree through memory. Based on the poem “Back,” which places a poet in relation to a tree from childhood.
Ready for a little creative writing exercise? Try out this gratitude poetry prompt, based on the poem “The earth’s economy.”
In today’s poem, the poet measures time by the age of her eldest daughter, saying that the Arctic summer ice will be gone, causing the sea to rise significantly, “in a daughter’s dawn of time.”
Today’s poetry writing prompt is based on the poem Find. Focusing on a single natural item or two was (and still is) the simple basis for a longstanding genre of poetry: haiku. Imagine that! A whole genre that relies on attentiveness to our natural surroundings. The haiku understands that it doesn’t “take much” to start […]