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Lace Under the Stars. It was another Twitter poetry party, and the poetic lines just glistened.

Lace Under the Stars

Here are the first seven poems of our recent TweetSpeak Poetry-sponsored meet-up/mash-up poetry slam. Lace Under the Stars By @llbarkat, @ericswalberg, @Doallas, @lauraboggess, @jejpoet, @mmerubies, @monicasharman, @SandraHeskaKing, @kellysauer, @dukeslee, @pathoftreasure, and @chrisyokel. Lurking by @monicabrand (who guessed the source for the prompts – Macbeth by William Shakespeare).

Edited by @gyoung9751. Liquid color in my arms Gin, wine, vodka, what’s your liquid color in my arms, distilling drops of warm light? Eternal questions What’s your splicing frequency? The moon shines always The moon shines always, when I’m in your arms. The last sober leaf We spin to the last sober leaf as the leaf’s shadow turns in the sun. The leaf is browning The leaf is browning, not budding, forgotten the unfurling, forgotten the stretch, forgotten the bud.

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Writing Task Resource List

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Creative Writing Prompts

So far you’ve managed to suppress your hilarity at the sight of feet. Today, your boss has assigned you to cover the foot fashion show that is coming town this weekend. The... You are flipping through the channels on TV one Saturday, waiting for your pizza to be delivered. On the coffee table sits an open can of soda. Unforeseen medical expenses arise, and you enter a bank to take out a loan. The year is 1491 and you are a famous world explorer. You and your significant other have decided to vacation by the beach for a weekend. You wake up one morning and find that you aren’t in your bed; you aren’t even in your room.

You are exploring with a friend when you stumble upon an abandoned amusement park. You walk out of the grocery store one day and discover that the streets are full of cows on bicycles. Write a 15-line poem using all 15 of the words in the word bank below.