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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.
Today, October 21, is Back to the Future Day, the day Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future Part II in order to save his yet-to-be-born children. Celebrate poetry style by crafting a found poem sourced from the Back to the Future scripts.
“Rhymes with” poetry.
Write a poem by repurposing language found on vintage propaganda posters.
Is it a commencement speech, or is it an episode of the TV series The Bachelor? Repurposing graduation speeches, tired metaphors and all.
We ask questions, and you answer the questions that we ask.
Pastiche: hot damn.
It’s in the air, it’s inevitable, it’s gonna come.