Day 25 – NanoPoblano – “Pearls Of Wisdom Plucked From Above, From Below” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Against Gregariousness” by Clive James

Hello dear friends. Today we celebrate another day of NanoPoblano (Day 25 to be exact) and with that comes another found poem in my month long marathon. For tonight’s entertainment, I have selected a poem written by Clive James, an incredible man who is a gifted poet, critic, lyricist, novelist and essayist with an exquisite…

Day 24 – NanoPoblano – “To Rouse The World, The Sky With Sun” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Aubade” by Philip Larkin

Hey there everyone. Tonight, for Day 24, as part of my month long found poetry marathon for NanoPoblano, I have decided to pick the very famous poet Philip Larkin as my inspiration. It was a tough decision but in the end after much deliberation, I went with using his poem “Aubade” as my foundation poem.…

Day 23 – NanoPoblano – “The Time You Kissed And Cried” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “The Double Image” by Anne Sexton

Hello again folks. We are now at Day 23 of my found poetry marathon and I’m determined to get thirty poems written to complete the whole month since I am so close to the finishing line. For tonight’s poetic piece, I have selected “The Double Image” by Anne Sexton, which is packed full of genuine…

Day 22 – NanoPoblano – “Words Last By Their Deeds” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Do not go gentle into that good night” by Dylan Thomas

Hello everyone. Here we are at Day 22 of NanoPoblano of my found poetry marathon and what is unusual is that I’m not actually writing this on Thanksgiving, because I am a couple of days behind, even though I’m actually linking back to Thanksgiving posts (it’s enough to make your head spin but let’s move…

Day 20 – NanoPoblano – “At Peace In Changeful Dreams” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Ah! Why, Because the Dazzling Sun” by Emily Brontë

Howdy there you fine people – welcome to The Rock! (Oops, my mind wandered there for a minute – I mean welcome to NanoPoblano Day 20!) I was just reminiscing how far I’ve travelled this month with my found poetry marathon and took time to reflect on my progress so far. In doing so, not…

Day 19 – NanoPoblano – “The Light From Love Of Anything” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Inspiration” by Henry David Thoreau

Hello folks. Nearly two thirds of the way through my found poetry marathon for NanoPoblano and National Blog Posting Month. Normally I would be tearing my hair out when it comes to prompts right now but thankfully I have been blessed with focusing on the works of some of the greatest poets ever to have…

Day 18 – NanoPoblano – “A Golden Past To Come” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Sailing to Byzantium” by William Butler Yeats

Hello there everybody. Welcome to Day 18 of my NanoPoblano found poetry marathon. For tonight’s entertainment, I have delved into the works of William Butler Yeats and selected a poem of modest length to inspire my own found poem. Firstly, here are the lyrics to William’s poem that inspired me, along with links to other…

Day 17 – NanoPoblano – “Wild Thoughts, Wandering Wings” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Mont Blanc: Lines Written in the Vale of Chamouni” by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Hey there friends. Isn’t the month flying by at such an incredible pace! I often feel like somebody needs to slam on the brakes! So, we are now approaching Day 17 (in this realm at least) of my month long found poetry marathon for NanoPoblano and for my found poetry exercise tonight, I’ve been inspired…