NaPoWriMo 2013: Five Favorites

April 30, 2013

Poetry

Kristen Chapman Gibbons:

Fantastico. Even if you aren’t a “poet” you can try to find words that suit what you need to express. It doesn’t ever have to be seen by anyone but you. Try.

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:

There are just a few hours left in NaPoWriMo 2013 — that is, National Poetry Writing Month, which asks participants to write a poem every day in April — and hundreds of resident WordPress poets are pressing “Publish” on their final stanzas and sighing with relief and satisfaction.

We’ve loved reading all the verse that floated across our Readers this month, whether from brand-new bloggers committed to the 30-day challenge, long-time poets, or non-poet bloggers who were inspired to try something new. We learned about new-to-us poetic forms, we were moved, we looked at familiar topics in a new light.

Here are five of our favorite sites, from WordPress poets new and old:

Tychogirl

Tychogirl isn’t just a poet, she’s an astropoet. We’re intrigued by her astronomy-focused work, and by her “redacted poems” — poems created by taking an existing page of text and blacking out all…

View original 495 more words

,

About Kristen Chapman

Loosely connected facts: Former Social Worker. Lifelong politico. Social media junkie. Poet. Performer. Storyteller. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Content creation in digital marketing. Exuberant about Nashville. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

View all posts by Kristen Chapman

Come Along

Subscribe to our RSS feed and social profiles to receive updates.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Goodbye NaPoWriMo, Hello NaProsWriMo | elcidharth - April 30, 2013

    [...] this on Big Blue Dot Y’all and commented: Fantastico. Even if you aren’t a “poet” you can try to find words that suit [...]

    Like this

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight, Nate Silver’s newly launched website at ESPN, uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, science, economics, lifestyle, and sports.

Whatever

I'M LOOKING AT THE BIG SKY NOW

Poor as Folk

A resource for people who need to feed themselves and live with little money. Also examining the political & social climate regarding poverty and hunger

hoodfeminism

Life at the Intersection.

linda's Weblog

speaking from the heart

Industry Night

An Online Literary Journal

ofcourseitsaboutyou

Opines & Fading Memories

cancerkillingrecipe

Just another WordPress.com site

Margaret and Helen

Best Friends for Sixty Years and Counting...

Coffee Shoppers

Exploring Coffee Shop Culture (And Judging It Accordingly)

musing

a laid-back lit journal

Meagan Rhodes Art

Watercolor & Ink Illustrations

And Other Poems

simply a blog of poems

sarastasia

Not all who wonder are lost.

ADignorantium

We're not here right now. But if you leave a message with your name, number and time you called...

Caroline Malone

The Untrustworthy Speaker

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,003 other followers

%d bloggers like this: