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NaPoWriMo?

Postby CycoMerlin14 » Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:10 pm

I know April is the national poetry month, but I was wondering if we could hold a National Poetry Writing Month excursion. 30 poems in 30 days. Not a big challenge, but one could accumulate quite a number of poetry. I haven't written any poetry in a long time, and now I'm feeling the urge to do so. Anyone up for it?
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Postby Penguin » Fri Dec 09, 2005 2:48 pm

That sounds awesome! I'd bring up the number of poems though, as some write short poems. How about lines, so writers of short and long poem could have fun. How about 1,000 lines?
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Postby wrathofpengy » Fri Dec 09, 2005 4:26 pm

I would definitely be up for something like that. I've been wanting to brush up on my poetry skills. What a good idea...
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Postby CycoMerlin14 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:13 pm

Penguin wrote:That sounds awesome! I'd bring up the number of poems though, as some write short poems. How about lines, so writers of short and long poem could have fun. How about 1,000 lines?


I wouldn't have any specifications. I would just keep it simple. 30 poems in 30 days.
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Postby Anblick » Sat Dec 10, 2005 8:34 pm

I do have a poetry count thread for each month, though I think to keep in line with the spirit of NaNoWriMo, you'd need something like a 4-5 poems per day average...
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Postby Mlou » Sat Dec 10, 2005 8:48 pm

And for those wanting inspirations and a push/shove into writing poetry, pul-eeze, don't forget the Tuesday poetry challenge!
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Postby xcheck24 » Sat Dec 10, 2005 10:51 pm

Anblick wrote:though I think to keep in line with the spirit of NaNoWriMo, you'd need something like a 4-5 poems per day average...


that's an insane poem level to try to maintain per day, IMO.
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Postby CycoMerlin14 » Sun Dec 11, 2005 12:56 pm

xcheck24 wrote:
Anblick wrote:though I think to keep in line with the spirit of NaNoWriMo, you'd need something like a 4-5 poems per day average...


that's an insane poem level to try to maintain per day, IMO.


We don't have to conform to a familiar standard of NaNoWrimo's. We can deviate. I just want to brush off some of my poetry-writing cobwebs and get something, if just thirty quality-level poems.
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Postby WryterForLyfe » Sun Dec 11, 2005 1:42 pm

Well you should have different levels you should try to attain, like we did for novel writing week. aluminum, copper, bronze...etc.
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Postby Mlou » Sun Dec 11, 2005 2:24 pm

WryterFor...we already have that in the poetry count thread.
And all anyone has to do is write the 3 suggestions in the Tues. poetry and you have 90 at month's end,Cyco.
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Postby Penguin » Sun Dec 11, 2005 5:08 pm

I think if we did 30 poems per day, you'd have to make them good, solid poems, not 30 quickly dashed off haikus.
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Postby Mlou » Sun Dec 11, 2005 7:09 pm

THIRTY poems a day??? Penquin, I want some of what you're drinking!
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