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The Best of The Daily Prompt – May 9th

Untitled Mekenzie F. “Until I cleaned it up, I couldn’t tell what it was.” I glanced back over at the lump of metallic pieces, scrap metal and an assortment of … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

What’s Wrong With a Little Plath vs. The Stove Humor?

  Sylvia Plath is in my top 5 favorite poets. I find her life story to be incredibly intriguing, and her death beyond tragic. That being said, Ariel, her book of poetry, … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 6 Comments

Slow Thursday

It’s been a slow day around TPQ headquarters and The Poetry Question blog.  Way fewer views.  Almost no bites on the prompt or the QOTD.  This got me to wondering … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Best Thing That Ever Happened To My Poetry

Ask anyone that knows me: left to my own devices, I tend to degenerate into a shadow of a person. Just this past weekend my roommate went on a trip … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Which Pinot Pairs Best With Pigs and Poetry?

A flying pig, a bunch of wine guzzlers, and a group of slam poets gather in a park in Omaha, Nebraska. It’s a great start to a terrible joke. Fortunately, and … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Daily Prompt – Thursday, May 9th

Rules: Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) You may write in any format you see fit (fiction, non-fiction, … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 37 Comments

Wait, This Girl Can Publish a Novel, and I’m Too Lazy to Submit Mine?

Ahhhhhhh!! My computer keeps freezing and losing unsaved pieces of my novel. — Lauren Conrad (@LaurenConrad) June 10, 2011 I was surfing around on this Internet thing, and I came … Continue reading

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QOTD: Can I Quote You On That?

“This above all to thine own self be true.” (Hamlet I.iii.78) This quote speaks to me so strongly that I had it indelibly inked onto my body. (Well, only to … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Where Rap Meets the Elements of Style

I stumbled upon this video pretty early this morning, and could not stop laughing. I thought I was going to wake up the neighborhood. Drinking 40s and rapping about the … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

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