December 31, 2011

Some Extra Winter Prompting

If you want to write more in the new year, another source of poetry writing prompts is "The Music In It", poet Adele Kenny's blog on poetry and poets – the craft and the community. book
She posts a new writing prompt most weeks (usually on Saturdays) and there is an archive for past prompts.

Recently, she featured a winter prompt with a series of links to sample winter poems.  “A Winter Without Snow” by J. D. McClatchy “Approach of Winter” by Willian Carlos Williams “An Old Man’s Winter Night” by Robert Frost “Winter Distances” by Fanny Howe “Winter Trees” by William Carlos Williams “Return to Winter” by Elaine Terranova “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden

Adele Kenny is the author of 23 books of poetry and non-fiction. Over 700 of her poems, articles, and reviews have been published in journals throughout North and South America, the UK, Europe, Australia, and Asia, as well as in anthologies.  She is currently poetry editor of Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature.


  1. Thank you for the heads up about Adele Kenny's blog.

    Best wishes for the new year!

  2. How lovely of you to mention my blog and my book! Thanks so much, Ken! Sincerest best wishes to you and to your blog readers for a healthy and happy New year!

  3. Thanks for the info about Adele Kenny's blog. It's really fantastic - lots of great prompt ideas and many sample poems by a wide range of poets.


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