Poetry Prompt #4 – spring, war, compost, Bukowski

I’ve had a time coming up with a poetry prompt since the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine. No problem writing poetry, just coming up with a prompt that seems open and kind. It’s spring, and as I sink my hands into the fresh compost of my garden bed and smell the living funk ofContinue reading “Poetry Prompt #4 – spring, war, compost, Bukowski”

WarWithoutWithin – crowdsourced poem #3

You thought you could stymie a poet by only supplying one line, did you? Only two words poetry friends; well you can’t stymie a poet. In response to the prompt, Where have you found yourself?, I received the line, In paradise, from old friend Russel P. Thank you! And of course you have! I thoughtContinue reading “WarWithoutWithin – crowdsourced poem #3”

Let’s make another poem together – crowdsourced poem #3

Hey poetry friends, let’s make another poem together! To get involved, respond in one line to the prompt: Where have you found yourself? I’ll weave all the submitted lines into a poem and post it here and on instagram @pedalpoet. I’d love to see a poem you might make from the same submitted lines, giveContinue reading “Let’s make another poem together – crowdsourced poem #3”

Crowdfunding Poetry! a call for lines

Greetings, and welcome to a second call for lines; I want to weave your responses into another poem and I’d love your help. Prompts are posted on Instagram and here almost simultaneously, and the call is open for the next 36 hours. This prompt was a late submission to prompt number 1, and so IContinue reading “Crowdfunding Poetry! a call for lines”

Something About a Shadow – a collaborative poem

Two days ago I posted a prompt in hopes of creating a collaborative poem from submitted lines. The prompt: where is your shadow? The lines submitted: Hiding inside me Across my chicken coop Always attached to me In the clockwork of the hillside Here is our first pedalpoet collaborative poem: Thank you for participating! AnotherContinue reading “Something About a Shadow – a collaborative poem”