Poetry Writing Prompts

-“Ode to the Moon” Gaze at the moon. Describe the moon. Flirt with the moon. Write what the moon is telling you.

– Begin your poem with “the lights went out…”

-Describe a hummingbird. What does he do? What can we learn from the hummingbird? What does he symbolize?

-Write a poem for or about your mother. “My mother…”

-Begin your poem with “Today I am…”

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