Poetry Prompt – 17: 8 Words

As you write today’s poem, use at least four of the eight words listed below. Use all eight if you’re feeling ambitious. If you need a little inspiration, before you write think about the way these words can connect and let it form a picture or story in your mind. Let the words guide your subject.

  • believe
  • foreign
  • milk
  • foster
  • consumption
  • plenty
  • freeze
  • baking

Poetry Prompt – 2: Beautiful Words

Some words are so fantastic that their definition, or even the sound they make as they roll off your tongue, can inspire a whole piece of writing. For today’s poem, choose one of the four words below to inspire you. If you’re feeling ambitious, try writing a poem for each word. 

  • maudlin: (adj) self-pityingly or tearfully sentimental, often through drunkenness.
  • ennui: (n) a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
  • bucolic: (adj) of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life.
  • avuncular: (adj) Of or relating to an uncle, or resembling an uncle in attitude; kindly, genial, benevolent.