Posts filed under: Poetry Prompts

The Buried Empire

The Lost Empire of The Terracotta Army Standing in silence. An emperor’s empire. Cast terracotta. The haiku today was in response to the Baffled daily haiku challenge on Twitter. The... Read More

Love and Honor

It is not everyday that you make a big decision. I remember the day that you were born into this world, nearly eighteen years later we are setting you free. Yes I am... Read More

My Dearest Leo

I am cloaked in darkness your warmth embraces me, though you were slain in vain you burn bright in the sky. You guide me by your name a month-long fight on Main, killed was your destiny the... Read More

My Horse Bessie

Within my hands I gently caress and reign you in, steering you left and often right. Your mane, flowing in the wind I feed you corn, while your heart beats rhythmically to a new tune long-since whistled... Read More

How To Get Away With Murder

If I could get away with murder, this is what I’d do: a) Find a pen, preferably a Sharpie, to knife an apple’s thin skin, Atom’s blood curdled words spewed... Read More

An Anaphora Poem: A Poetry Prompt

Today's The Product Poet poetry prompt is to write an Anaphora poem. An Anaphora poem is an awesome structure in which several lines, stanzas or sentences all start with the same... Read More

Oh Sweet Georgic: A Poetry Prompt

Today's The Product Poet Poetry Prompt is to write a Georgic poem, which is a poem about life in the country, often times used to describe farming or farm life. Kentucky poet... Read More


I spy, with my eye, there is WiFi. She is free on the land, so WiFly? There's no love connection, so WiTry? Complain I never do, so WiCry? 12 dollars for what, so WiBuy? They... Read More

The Nashers – A Poetry Prompt

Today's The Product Poet's Poetry Prompt is to write Nashers, which is is a light-verse poem, invented by one of my favorite poets, Ogden Nash. Many of Nash's poems were also... Read More