Thursday, January 12, 2012

#verseday Luck

#verseday is a Twitter hashtag I came up with to promote poetry writing. I invite Twitter people to suggest poetry topics by noon Eastern each Thursday. Participants must then draft poems by noon Eastern Friday. The resulting poems can be submitted anywhere, including The 5-2: Crime Poetry Weekly and NoirCon's First Annual Poetry Contest.

Even if you've never written a poem before, you're invited. Taking the time to think poetically can help your creativity on other projects. If you'd like to participate, tweet your topics, tagged #verseday, by noon Thursday, January 12. My topic this week is luck.

Write a poem involving luck (good luck, bad luck, blind luck, Andrew Luck...) by noon Friday, January 13. Incidentally, The 5-2 is currently accepting love- or passion-themed crime poetry if you wish to tie the elements together.

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