Day 14 – NanoPoblano – “You Shall Be Whole” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Deserted” by Harriet Monroe

Hey there folks. I’ve now chalked up my 14th day of NanoPoblano, which means that one more poem after this one and we will be halfway there for the month. How heartening indeed! For tonight’s found poetry excursion, I was very lucky to stumble upon a poetry leaflet today, supplied by a friend that found…

Day 13 – NanoPoblano – “To Dream And To Teach Them It Stings” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Mother and Poet” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hello everyone, good to see you all again and I’m very pleased to say I’m still kicking! Tonight, for Day 13 of NanoPoblano 2018, home of my found poetry marathon, I have decided to tango with none other than Elizabeth Barrett Browning and used her “Mother and Poet” poem as my inspiration. Since it is…

Day 12 – NanoPoblano – “The Path We Tread Ahead” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Consolation” by Robert Louis Stevenson

Hey there folks. We’re now on to Day 12 of NanoPoblano and for the next found poem that I have written in my quest to write all found poems this month, I have found a treasured guest to duet with, since he wrote among other classics “Treasure Island”. Tonight, I have had the pleasure of…

Day 11 – NanoPoblano – “Triumph And The Truth Make The Things You Gave Your Life To” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “If” by Rudyard Kipling

Hello dear friends. I’ve now entered Day 11 of my found poetry marathon this month (yay me, still going strong!) This has been a wonderful month so far, in terms of delicious inspiration and I’m very grateful for the wealth of material that I have to work with, along with celebrating some of the greatest…

Day 10 – NanoPoblano – “The Power Our Friends And Our Souls Provide” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “When Stretch’d on One’s Bed” by Jane Austen

Hello everyone of you, welcome, welcome! Tonight, for Day 10 of my found poetry marathon through this glorious month of NanoPoblano, my poetic duet partner is Austin Powers! Wait a minute…who has been tampering with my cue cards? It’s not Austin Powers! I meant to say my partner in rhyme is of Pride & Prejudice…

Day 9 – NanoPoblano – “A Moment Moonstruck With Love” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “The Burden Of Itys” by Oscar Wilde

Hello distinguished guests. Welcome to Day 9 of my found poetry/blackout poetry marathon for NanoPoblano this month. For tonight’s found poetry excursion, things are going to get a little wild in here! (How may you ask? Well, then I’ll tell you. No need to be terribly mysterious if it defeats the purpose and we need…

Day 8 – NanoPoblano – “Through The Mist Of Rosy Reverie” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Evening Solace” by Charlotte Brontë

Hello dear colleagues, welcome one and all. This inspiration train has no intention of slowing down, so buckle up and continue to enjoy the ride, as we visit another classic poet and appreciate another one of their amazing poems to use as inspiration for my own found poem. For Day 8 of NanoPoblano and National…

Day 7 – NanoPoblano – “All That Mighty Heart” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802” by William Wordsworth

Hello there folks. Welcome to my Day 7 post for Nanopoblano’s National Blog Posting Month extravaganza. Tonight, for my found poetry series I have picked another wordsmithy person with the initials WW (no, not Walter White, even though that show Breaking Bad is magnificent and pretty much poetry in motion). We’ve previously had Walt Whitman…

Day 6 – NanoPoblano – “My Blood, Flowers & Kisses” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Since Feeling is First” by E.E. Cummings

Hello there all you friendly people. I am now on to Day 6 of NanoPoblano and for my found poetry/blackout poetry exercise today, I am reaching out for inspiration to yet another celebrated poet with hundreds of poems to their name. My poetic found partner in crime this time round is none other than Edward…

Day 5 – NanoPoblano – “The Sweetest Tune In The Land” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by ‘ “Hope” is the thing with feathers’ by Emily Dickinson

Hey there good people of earth, welcome, welcome. I’m now moving on up to Day 5 of NanoPoblano and nothing can stop me! (Actually, the previous poem slowed me down quite a bit, due to the sheer volume of reading that I had to do to complete it but then it did allow me to…