Poetry Prompt from NaPoWriMo: This one comes to us from Stephanie Malley, who challenges us to write a poem based on the title of one of the chapters from Susan G. Wooldridge’s Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words. Or, a chapter title from a favorite book.
Each day we write our own chapter and most people don’t even realize it.
You, The Author When the final chapter closes Will the last words linger On each question the book poses While along the spine runs a finger Will the book be tossed aside Regarded as a pantomime Or something a bit more dignified That will stand the test of time Your parents write your prologue Life gives the option to be heard While you can’t write your epilogue How do you want to be remembered?
Read it again on Medium.com (yes, I do get paid/read): Day 18
Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.
Book Two the The View from Here trilogy is now available: The Second View