No Wise Words to Say–NaPoWriMo Day 9

Jackson Pollock, Convergence, 1952 I have no wise words to say on this most usual Thursday. So far this morning I've read countless poems by brilliant poets participating in NaPoWriMo just as I am this month. I've watched a video of a nun visiting great art of the 20th century and heard her describe the …

A Palinode for Wednesday–NaPoWriMo Day 8

The prompt for Day Eight: Today I challenge you to write a palinode. And what’s that? It’s a poem in which the poet retracts a statement made in an earlier poem. You could take that route or, if you don’t have an actual poetically-expressed statement you want to retract, maybe you could write a poem …