We all remember the towers collapsing
so they are family. My anger is not done.
Submitted for Poets United's Midweek Motif: Human Rights
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31 Poems in 31 Days (Poewar / Writers Resource Center). Prompt: Use no words with the letter a, except one word where it appears twice.
31 Poems in 31 Days (Poewar / Writer's Resource Center). Prompt: Include one or more sounds.
Submitted, a year later, for Poets United's Poetry Pantry #275.
(Obviously, I exercised.)Call a friend and talk about old times
Collaborate with another poet
Give yourself a deadline
Give yourself permission to write badly
Go someplace new
Just start writing anything that comes to mind as fast as you can
Listen to your favorite music
Look at old photographs
Read a magazine or a newspaper
Read someone else’s poetry
Read your own poetry
Review your old work
Start with a title
Take a swim, bath or a shower
Take a walk
Try another medium such as drawing or painting
Try something new