Wednesday, October 7, 2020

OctPoWriMo Day 7 - Growing Pains

"He who learns must suffer." -Aeschylus

Do you remember when you were a child and a growth spurt left you with aches and pains in your arms and legs? Sometimes we must endure pain in order to grow.

What are you going through right now? What can you learn from it? What have you endured in the past that taught you something about yourself?

Word Prompts:

Pain

Growth

Learning

Finding yourself

Suggested Poetry Type:

Triolet

or

Villonet

Dance and Movement:



Remember, our prompts are only suggestions, you can find your inspiration wherever your muse leads you. Please visit the other participants, share the hashtag, #OctPoWriMo on social media, and share your link in the comments below. Let us know how this journey into poetry is going for you and if this is your first year or if you have been with us from the beginning.

Esther Spurrill Jones has been writing since she was very young. She has written in many genres, but poetry is her first love. She has a few collections of poetry available on Kindle. Esther enjoys introducing people who have little or no experience to the joy of poetry. To this end, she has written several articles on Medium on how to write and enjoy poetry. Esther lives in the Frozen North (Saskatchewan, Canada) with the love of her life and four awesome terrible cats.

26 comments:

  1. Day 7 -- "Peering Through the Birds-Eye"
    https://thistlethoughts.com/2020/10/07/octpowrimo-day-7/

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    1. such lovely metaphors entwined together to create this beautiful piece..

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  2. Day 7 ...triolet

    https://rallentanda.blogspot.com/2020/10/octpowrimo-2020.html

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  3. Here's my Triolet:
    https://letsreadourwords.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/birth-of-a-future/

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  4. A double triolet today.
    https://paeansunpluggedblog.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/growth-pangs/

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  5. Triolet from me too

    https://serendipityofdreams.blogspot.com/2020/10/growing-pain.html

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  6. Love at first sight with the villonet. Thanks for a great prompt. https://familymatters389367221.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/healing-my-broken-heart/

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  7. A Triolet this time!
    https://amritapauls.blogspot.com/2020/10/painful-magnification.html

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  8. a villanelle from me :)
    https://ladyleemanilablog.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/octpowrimo-day-7-growing-pains/

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  9. My poem is brief and to the point. The post, not so much.
    Narcissus

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  10. Day-7 A Triolet

    https://musingssurvive.blogspot.com/2020/10/growing-pain.html

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  11. A triolet by me and a drawing by me. https://unassortedstories.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/incorrect/

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  12. Today's Poem: Everything's changing to stay the same https://experiencewriting.com/2020/10/07/october-7-growing-pains-octpowrimo-writober-and-nanoprep/

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  13. http://stephbethnickel.com/2020/10/08/faith-of-a-butterfly/

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  14. https://jesigirlje.wixsite.com/website/post/octpowrimo-7-growing-pains

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  15. Here is my poem for today!
    https://tammysreadinglife.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/pain-calendar-octpowrimo-day-7/

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  16. Alright, so after hours of hard work, I came up with this. Trigger warning: self-injury.

    Title: "Private Suturing"
    https://spiralartist.wordpress.com/2020/10/07/private-suturing-day-seven-growing-pains/

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  17. I shouldn't wait until the end of the day to try to compose, I guess...https://soapboxbykay.com/2020/10/07/tired-octpowrimo-7/

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  18. MIne :)

    https://thetenthzodiac.wordpress.com/2020/10/08/grow-in-pain/

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  19. These forms were both HARD, yo.

    My Triolet: The End or a New Beginning? https://womanofglass.blogspot.com/2020/10/octpowrimo-day-7.html

    (* this post SFW/children; the rest of the blog is not)

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  20. Wonderful prompt.
    Here's my offerring: https://arhtisticlicense.com/2020/10/07/octpowrimo-day-5-2/.

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  21. A little late though, I wrote a Triolet.
    https://colorsofthefall.blogspot.com/2020/10/mixed-emotions.html?m=1

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  22. Growing pains it ain't a sit-com its real life.
    https://hittingthemark-jones.blogspot.com/2020/10/hothouse-pains.html

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  23. I was happy to manage to write both along the prompt and within one of the suggested forms, for once :) https://www.instagram.com/p/CGLav8UDASO/

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