Friday, April 7, 2017

Poetry Challenge: Gratitude

Hello Poetteers,


Today's poetry challenge is the letter G. You can find the whole challenge in the April Poetry Bundle.

Word Prompt
Give

Questions
  1. How do you give yourself to the world? 
  2. How are you given your friends?
  3. What do your friends give you?
  4. How do you show gratitude? 
Poetry Form

Gogyohka was a form developed by Enta Kusakabe in Japan and translates literally to “five-line poem.” An off-shoot of the tanka form, the gogyohka has very simple rules: The poem is comprised of five lines with one phrase per line. (source).

Share the poems on Instagram using #dailypoetrygram and tagging me @poetfida. These questions are here to guide you in writing your poem. You don’t have to answer all the questions or use all your responses in the poem. Pick your favorite responses to be in the poem and rearrange them until you’re satisfied. These word prompts are up to your creativity and interpretation.

Example

I show my heart
to the world
showing gratitude
friends see me
everything in my heart. 

Stay inspired,
Fida

Find the whole challenge in the April Poetry Bundle

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