Farewell

It is Day 10 of Writing 101 Poetry Course. The Prompt is Farewell by… yours truly, Lucile de Godoy. Ben Huberman, WP editor and host of the Poetry Course, has asked 10 alumnae and alumni of Writing 201: Poetry to come up with themes to inspire brand new poems for this new course.  I am […]

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Camouflage

It’s Day 9 of Writing101 Poetry Course and the prompt is Camouflage by Jacqueline Oby-Ikocha For today’s poem, take inspiration from camouflage — you may apply it in any way you like, whether you write about visual or social dissimulation, or focus on the way we hide our myriad emotions, actions, and reactions. What would […]

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Graffiti

And today’s Writing101 Poetry’s prompt is Graffiti by Andy Townend. You can see his poetry here. My poetry of today has sweat and tears, as I attempted to practice the sonnet form. I wrote about Amsterdam squatters, and tried to write from their viewpoint. I shot the featured image in an abandoned house in Amsterdam. […]

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Beloved 

Yesterday’s prompt for Writing101 Poetry course was Beloved. Here is my concrete poetry experiment, dedicated to my best friends. They know who they are! Doing what they say Listening with my ears Speaking from my heart That’s how beloved friend are

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Fallacy

Well, Day 6 at Wrting101 Poetry Course’s prompt is Fallacy  by Jason Preu. Unsound arguments. Failures of reason. Today, let’s write poems that are wholly illogical. Bio: Jason Preu blogs at jasonpreu.wordpress.com. He’s a 2015/16 writer-in-residence with Kansas City’s Charlotte Street Foundation where he is writing a collection of 154 sonnets about your mom. Well […]

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Freedom

It is day five of Poetry at WP University, and I am playing with a limerick narrative on freedom. Let me know what you think.   When I was a corporate slave, and spent my days in an “office cave”, I lost touch with freedom. Where was my wisdom? Teaching my soul to be brave! […]

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Reflections and Magic

I missed day one and two of Wrting101 Poetry Course, here is my belated entry. Day 2: Reflections. Prompt is ‘Reflections’ by Melinda Kucsera  Everyone wants love but nobody knows what it is. Poets, philosophers and neuropsychologists, describe the greatest emotion we ever felt. “What is love” though, is still missing a universal truth. We […]

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A Split Second

Here I am again, exercising my beginner’s poetic grasp. Today’s prompt is “Seconds”. I got inspiration by traveling back to the day, minutes and last seconds I spent with my younger brother. His weak heart still beating, refusing to go, till it ended. This is my take: Striving to live forever like a cat with […]

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