For today’s prompt, write a pie poem. Yes, a poem that somehow incorporates pie…or pi, since the number 3.14 inspired today’s prompt. Impossible? Not really, for some it’ll be as easy as pie, but even for those who struggle at first, I’m sure they’ll eventually get a piece of the pie as well. Who knows? Maybe someone will collect the results and display them on a pie chart.
Learn how to find more readers for your poetry with the Build an Audience for Your Poetry tutorial! In this 60-minute tutorial, poets will learn how to connect with more readers online, in person, and via publication.
Poets will learn the basic definition of a platform (and why it’s important), tools for cultivating a readership, how to define goals and set priorities, how to find readers without distracting from your writing, and more!
Here’s my attempt at a Pie Poem:
i’ve never been a fan of pie
& folks often ask me why
thinking i just haven’t tried
but i feel the same for cake
concerning those who like to bake
thinking i’ve made a mistake
maybe it could be the bread
filling me before i’m fed
i’d prefer gelatin instead
or another chance at dinner
Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community, which means he maintains this blog, edits a couple Market Books (Poet’s Market and Writer’s Market), writes a poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine, leads online education, speaks around the country on publishing and poetry, and a lot of other fun writing-related stuff.
Robert does like cobblers and ice cream. And he’s the author of Solving the World’s Problems.
Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.
Find more poetic posts here:
from WritersDigest.com » Writing Editor Blogs