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Purple Plays (An Associative Poetry Prompt)

21 Comments 11 February 2013

Men have long lusted after the cherry-red Porsche, or the ruby-red lips of their lovers. The perfect little black dress is the staple of the refined lady's closet. Children have long dreaded the color "school-bus yellow." What objects do you most associate with colors purple and indigo? What emotional states do the colors bring to mind? Seth Haines has a new poetry prompt.

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Purple Rain and Indigo Blues (A Plum-Good Poetry Prompt)

15 Comments 04 February 2013

Seth Haines invites you to share your purple-themed poetry, your indigo verses, your plum-good musings with a new poetry prompt and themed playlist. Who knows, maybe we'll feature your work in an upcoming piece at Tweetspeak!

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Poetry Classroom: Sour Plums

21 Comments 30 January 2013

In this final week of Poetry Classroom with Anne M. Doe Overstreet, we invite you to consider signing up for Anne's 2013 Poetry Workshop.

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