It’s day 8 of the Poem a Day Challenge and I’m still on track. I must say though, that today’s poem wrung me out a bit. The prompt was to write a violent poem and to write a peaceful poem; it turned out to be one of those poems where I don’t know if it’s good or if I’m being too Sharon Olds, if you know what I mean. I just have to remind myself that Sharon Olds made it work for her, so this old gal has a shot at it too.
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Author of the poetry collection The Tethered Ground and Professor of English at Missouri State University. Contact me for readings or for workshops on writing/publishing and on teaching writing online. View all posts by llcadle