Tag Archives: Prompts

How to write poetry

How to write poetry: Poet Wendy Cope explains what makes a really superb poem

For me it just starts with inspiration which is an idea, I scribble it down (sometimes I can’t make out a word later on but I keep at figuring it out)

Sometimes I get stuck with only a line and I toil over years with finishing it or just include it for a later idea (I have a page of ideas of phrases etc. word play and so on)

Read! There have been times where a paragraph or description in a book has inspired me! Pay attention to Pop culture (I have a poem pertaining to this a bit and it’s one of my humorous ones at least supposed to be)

I  play sort of a game, in which for example I use the songs on an album   (or a bands catalog …all their song titles) as prompts and try to fit them all into a poem (or some sort of creative writing) I used to do with with my vocabulary words in school sometimes.


Want some words for prompts?

I’ll start you with 5






and a BONUS


one of my favorite words…

BOISTEROUS– this is my favorite vocab word from school ever! I still remember the day we were reading our sentences for example and I knew I had an great one. I raised my hand to read it and the teach thought it was used perfectly. (If only I could remember the way I worded the sentence! I do believe it is in one of my poems So you can check that page in the menu.) It was something like the Boisterous roars of thunder.


Want some random words to use?

random Vocabulary words generator







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10 Blog Topic Ideas

Sorry for some reason i can’t include the URL in the pic for credit

Here’s the full article

10 Great Places to Find Blog Topic Ideas


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13 Frights of Halloween




In honor of Today being the start of 13 Frights of Halloween I thought of the idea to write a poem OR story Halloween or horror related.


I thought maybe a few word and forms of prompts would help,  as well A few samples of my own previous work is noted.

Halloween, Horror, Movies, Songs (like the Monster Mash or Werewolf of London)  maybe someone could write what the song lyrics would be to the Transylvania twist (& no parodies) Movie Monsters, halloween Symbols, Horror Subgenres, what frightens you.

Once you have your poem finished, please post the link to it in the comments (or just copy & paste it into the comments for quicker credit)


Jeepers Creepers Halloween Calls

©Kim Marie Ostrowsk


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