Today's prompt comes from The Journal.
Ruminate on the following lines by Greek poet Aeschylus: "Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget / falls drop by drop upon the heart, / until, in our own despair, / against our will, / comes wisdom / through the awful grace of God."
Use these lines as the epigraph to a poem. Once you've finished the poem, delete the epigraph.
Today's writing prompt comes from Jacaranda Press, a small literary press that publishes helpful and creative prompts on their website.
Today's poetry prompts are from WritingForward.com and are designed to generate poems about fall.
Below, you’ll find three lists of words. Your task is to compose a poem using all of the words from one of the lists. You can also get creative any use any of the following alternatives:
Today's writing prompt comes from the Poets & Writers "The Time is Now" series.