Poetry always goes to the “heart of the matter.” So once a month this blog presents a poem for you to play with. To get things started I ask a question or two and put in a writing prompt that I play with.
This May poem by William Carlos WillIams doesn’t make sense if you try to make it a sentence, but makes perfect sense when you read the title and then the poem.
by William Carlos Williams
1. How is this poem like the month of May? What words would you use to describe May?
2. Now it’s your turn to try a one-word per line poem or to just play with words. Try free associating down a page and see what happens. Here’s my effort.