You might not be Cher, but you can still explore what you’d do if you could turn back time by participating in this week’s poetry prompt. To start, choose a text with a sequence — something like a diary, a travel narrative or a series of letters. Next, hop over to TextMechanic and input your text into the Reverse Text Generator.
We find poetry everywhere from dance to sports in this week’s news & resources roundup.
Stars of the 1971 film, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory recently reunited on the Today show to celebrate the film’s 44th anniversary. For this week’s prompt, take inspiration from Mr. Wonka himself by crafting a candy-inspired poem. Visit the Candy Wrapper Archive (yes, there truly is a website for everything) and craft a poem from words you find on the wrappers.
A paradox is a statement that apparently contradicts itself and yet might be true (or wrong at the same time). So, too, with some poetry.
The latest in found poetry, calls for submissions, and poetry in the existing and everyday (wherever we might find it).
The Voyage of the Sable Venus aims to transform, translate, and orient the reader simply by handing them a map of history and experience saying “Go. Now.” and sending them toward an uncertain territory whose boundaries are imperceptible and variable.