Poetry Prompts

Inspiration for writing poetry

July 30, 2014 12:01 pm

Write a list poem about things you have done in your life.

from here: http://poewar.com/poetry-prompts/

July 29, 2014 12:01 pm

Write a poem that begins with you waking up.

from here: http://poewar.com/poetry-prompts/

July 28, 2014 12:01 pm



Write a story that begins with the following sentence:

It’s getting bad again.

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July 27, 2014 12:01 pm July 26, 2014 12:01 pm

Look through the previous prompts on this blog. Combine a “three word prompt” with a “subject prompt.”

1:13 am

Write a poem using the following 3 words:

  • government
  • mother
  • toward
July 25, 2014 12:01 pm July 24, 2014 2:11 pm

Write about your reality vs. your expectation/s on Friday nights.

12:01 pm

Use the following four words in a poem:

  • appeal
  • reward
  • answer
  • feeling
July 23, 2014 6:04 pm


ihope-youfall-intothe-ocean: Who are the real monsters? Hint: they don't all have fur and sharp teeth