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Weekend Wrap-up: April 17

Wow. Sixteen poems so far. Has it been difficult? Yes and no. Sometimes the prompts from NaPoWriMo seem a bit too specific, but they are just suggestions and I have taken some liberties with them. A few of them I knocked out fairly quick, most took a bit of brainwork.

Here are the first 2 weeks. If you have a moment you can read them on Medium or on my Poem Page: National Poetry Writing Month

NaPoWriMo : Day 7 – Poem with strict syllables πŸ˜€
NaPoWriMo : Day 6 – Poem based on line from a book πŸ€”

NaPoWriMo : Day 5 – Imitation πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo : Day 4 – Odd transitional spaces (think Escher)  πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo : Day 3 – Use of random words to inspire πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo : Day 2 – The road not taken πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo : Day 1 – April fools πŸ˜€

NaPoWriMo: Day 14 Name Origins πŸ˜€
NaPoWriMo: Day 13 A news story you wish to see πŸ˜€πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo: Day 12 Past and Future πŸ˜€πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo: Day 11 Letter from the Cat πŸ˜€
NaPoWriMo Day 10: Junk Drawers πŸ˜€πŸ€”
NaPoWriMo Day 9: A to-do list πŸ˜€
NaPoWriMo Day 8: A monologue from a deceased person πŸ€”

As for regular posts:

Sunday Catch-up: Tools of the Trade – My tool/injury escapade (Yes, I’m fine. Thanks for asking.)

Weird Wednesday: It’s Been Awhile – Yes! Weird Wednesday returned.

Oops, I Did it Again: Author Interview – Another self interview. This time for Lunarian Press

Book news: If you have been reading my posts this week you will know about my book sale. If you haven’t heard:

Two weeks left to get your copy of Lines by Leon!

Click to go to my book page

Notable Posts this week:

Story Info: How Much is Too Much? – Kinda why I mostly write short stories

Writing the short story part 3: extremely short fiction – Sensing a theme?

Alright. Now to write another poem…



Leon Stevens is a blogger, composer, artist, and an author of three books (so far): Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures, Journeys: Eight Original Pieces for Classical Guitar and The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

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By Leon Stevens

I am an author, composer, and an artist. I published my first book ofΒ poetry: Lines by Leon – Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020 and a book of original classical guitar compositions. My latest book is a short story compilation of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

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