Category: Big Tent Poetry Prompts

Poem: Deciduous, a Top-Floor Flat

rain breaks clouds too dark to see on dark and fills the roads with silence pain draws thighs to abdomen fights seek their end in silence rain breaks against the sunlight, taps windows if there’s wind clouds too dark to…

Poem: Halloween Warming

graveyards & jellyfish & love hide under your covers when light goes gray they want to be warm too & two will share their heat: the burning called a sting, the warmth of flesh like a compost heap Written in…

Poem: The Soloist

glossy purple lips pluck drooping nylon strings hooked into the muddy gourd   before we made a doll out of her skin we asked her to extract pulp & seeds on the staircase where our tea over-steeped, turned bitter we don’t…