#29 She reached for the yellow cookbook, but she was not looking for a recipe
#28 She kept the box of love letters sealed,
long after the love evaporated.
#27 The daffodils fanned north, crying tears into the morning dew…
#26. The car ran out of gas after they past the sign that read no services for 110 miles.
#25 Is for the fantasy/mythology poetry fans, everyone can play along. Look at this image. It is Poseidon’s trident. Look at this image and write what comes to mind.
#24 “She step too far/ Far away from herself/ Far away from all that she thought was real. Write about what happens next, or what happened before.
#23 is all about liquids. Take the first liquid that comes to mind outside of water (oil, gasoline, milk, etc.). Use that as a metaphor in your work.
#19 Cup your hands in front of you. Look at the lines on the insides of your fingers and your palm. Write what comes to mind.
#18 Challenge yourself to the beat! Take an existing poem that is not working, or one you find yourself revising endlessly (almost everyone has one!), and challenge yourself to write 4 line stanzas with the following beats:
Line 1: 10 Line 2: 8 Line 3: 6 Line 4: 4
Repeat until the end of the poem. Want more of a challenge? End the poem with a couplet of 6 beats each.
#17 Write about gratitude. Not simply a “thank you,” but of a thankfulness that extends beyond two words.