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Today's poem and prompt - April 11

Today's prompt

Pirate Poems: Try It

Pirates Wanted. What skills do you have that would make you a great pirate? What attributes do you bring to the table that would make you an asset to a pirate captain’s ship? This is your chance, write a poem telling the captain why you should be a pirate.

Record a Poem

Create a Poem!

Write a Haiku

Magnetic Poetry

This site lets you choose text, then "erase" words and punctuation to create a poem.


Find a Rhyme

Rhyme results are provided by

Boston National Poetry Month Festival

April 5-9 

High School Poetry Slam Competition. Dozens of Established Poets. Publishing Panel. An Evening of Poetry, Music & Dance. Emerging Poets and two Open Mics.

Click here for more information.


Read a Poem!

Spine Poetry

By Veronica Burton

By Jordan Briney

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