Maureen Thorson’s NaPoWriMo prompt: "[W]rite a poem in honor of Earth Day. This could be about your own backyard, a national park, or anything from a maple tree to a humpback whale."
Robert Lee Brewer’s PAD prompt: "[T]ake the phrase 'Star (blank),' replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Possible titles include: 'Star-struck,' 'Star Man,' 'Star Wars Prequels Aren’t Star Wars Movies,' 'Starter Set,' 'Stark Raving Mad,' and so on."
Here's my star+earth poem, with apologies to Christopher Smart.
Alan's star+earth poem is a graceful sonnet today.
Jed offers a little humorous vision of life at home with the Kurths.
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Ven says, "So, the Prince thing has been on my mind. And then thinking about my other musical influences, I noted that two of the biggest ones still alive had songs that fit this prompt. 'Earth Day' by Devin Townsend and 'Starfuckers Inc.' by Nine Inch Nails. So I did a mashup of the lyrics from those two songs. If you don't know Devin Townsend, he's basically the closest thing there is to a heavy metal Prince. Except for dancing, pretty sure he doesn't dance."
Starfucker’s Earth Day
Happy Earth Day, all. And thanks for reading!
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