Happy National Poetry Month 2023! Curious about what I’m doing? Want to play along? Read more here.
[Heads-up: If you’re visiting regularly, please know that the bold, blue text is what I’m writing fresh each day. The black text is the same each day:>) ]
First off, I’m having SO much fun seeing how your minds work! And I’m feeling a little nervous about exposing so much about how MY mind works. Oh well. That’s what writing does. It exposes our feelings and connections and viewpoints. Even when we don’t mean it to.
So, I’m over to the dark side of life for this one! The topic of “ring” immediately made me think of Lord of the Rings, and of Sauron’s “One ring to rule them all.” When I saw the word “tentacle” in that bottom left corner, I saw a slithering, greedy, grasping thing. I saw evil lords and politicians. And here’s what came out.
What words will we be digging through today?
And here’s the card that we might pull our topic from:
So some possible topics are:
Will you join in? Would love to see what you come up with!
- Intro to what I’m doing this National Poetry Month
- ALL the Digging for Poems drafts I’ve written this month
- If you’d like to see each daily poem as I post it, you can:
- What is National Poetry Month?
- My previous National Poetry Month projects: