Barbara Brownskirt Sets the Example

I tried to reblog this video the other night, but for some reason the video wouldn’t play so I had to delete it. When I went back to find it again, I lost track of what blog I had found it on in the first place, so I don’t know if the technical problem ever…

David Reads from April’s Poetry Magazine, Part 2

  Certainly you know that I am not the only one who records poems and posts them on WordPress. I follow a fair number of poets who write and post their own original work on their blogs on a regular basis. In an upcoming post I’ll share links to some of my favorites, as well…

Bonus Track with Kay Ryan, “Home to Roost”

So those of you attempting to write a poem a day for National Poetry Month, how is that going? We’re just into the first hour of day four here in the northeast of the USA, so you’ve still got plenty of time. I mentioned yesterday that here on the Dad Poet, instead of NaPoWriMo, I’m…

David Reads a Found Poem

Or maybe David Feeds a Round Poem. Now that would be an intriguing title. Speaking of title, today’s poem has a lousy one, but then again, I didn’t promise to write a poem a day this year like the fine folks doing the NaPoWriMo challenge for National Poetry Writing Month, so I am under no obligation to…

Pocahontas Rewritten or at Least Revised

It amazes me that this got a few likes yesterday! I thought I was being sneaky, just working on revising and editing this rough draft that was part of a NaPoWriMo prompt almost three years ago! But even though I did not save the draft, somehow someone must have seen activity there. Either that or…

Questions for the Dead

So I am getting caught up on some things I missed from poetry month, and thanks to my new friend Jennifer Bullis, I have discovered some really ingenious poetry prompts from Rachel McKibbens. I was inspired to give it a shot by Jennifer’s post here. Now, honestly I don’t usually like most of the prompts I…