Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 180 #Poet’sChoice #MicroPoetry #CinquainPoetry – “Endless Pouring” – A Found #ButterflyCinquain Poem by David Ellis Inspired by John Keats

Hello there friends. I’ve been writing poetry again, joining in the fun over at Colleen Chesebro’s website for her “Colleen’s 2020 Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge”. Today I have written a Butterfly Cinquain Poem. I have also made this a found poem as well. I have used “A thing of beauty is a joy forever…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 30 – “Being You for the First Time” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Courage” by Anne Sexton

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. For my final ‘finale’ poem of the entire month, I have gone back to where I started from and decided to use the incredible Anne Sexton as my inspiration once again. You can…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 29 – “Life Cannot Stand Still” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have selected an interesting romantic poem as my inspiration written by poet Andrew Marvell. You can read the lyrics to his poem below. Read “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 28 – “Eyes All the Colours of the World” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Colors Passing Through Us” by Marge Piercy

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used the most exquisite and beautiful poem as my inspiration for my found poem, I immediately fell in love with it the moment I read it! You can read the…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 27 – “Old Magic and New Fury” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “A Woman Speaks” by Audre Lorde

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used an incredibly breathtaking poem as my inspiration, written by passionate poet Audre Lorde, who confronted many social injustices in her work. You can read her poem below. Read “A…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 26 – “A Voice of Departure” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “A Life” by Sylvia Plath

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used a poem by the legendary, amazingly talented poet Sylvia Plath as my very own inspiration. You can read her vivid poem full of incredible imagery below. Read “A Life”…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 25 – “Seeds of Unending Love” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “The Book of the Dead” by Muriel Rukeyser

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used a very moving and quite tragic poem as the inspiration for my found inspirational/romantic poem. To me it is very interesting to explore if I can take the subject…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 24 – “A Friend We Feel in the World” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “My Heart and I” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. For today’s poem, I have picked a gorgeous little poem for my inspiration written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. You can read the lyrics to her poem below. Read “My Heart and I” by…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 23 – “There is Always a Piece of Light” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Diving into the Wreck ” by Adrienne Rich

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today, I have selected an intriguing poem as my inspiration, written by Adrienne Rich, you can read more about her life story here. You can also read the lyrics to her poem below.…

NaPoWriMo 2020 – Day 22 – “Drunk of Paradise” by David Ellis – A Found Poem Inspired by “Kubla Khan” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Hey there everyone. I’m participating in NaPoWriMo 2020, if you aren’t following the NaPoWriMo website already then go check it out at www.napowrimo.net. Today I have used a very well know poem from an astoundingly talented poet who I admire enormously as my inspiration. You can read the poem that inspired my piece here, if you…