The Best Poetry Prompts for “Non-Writers”

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Hey, writers. How many times have you heard a classmate, friend, or acquaintance say “I don’t really write?” And yes, they always seem to pose it as a question. Because it is one! Everyone is a writer, remember? Everyone can write something beautiful, the only difference being that it comes easier for some more than others. So, I’ve picked some great prompts for the “non-writers” to help bring the team together.

“The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Williams

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so much depends
upon

a red wheel
barrow

glazed with rain
water

beside the white
chickens.

William Carlos Williams found meaning and importance in the red wheelbarrow. What everyday, non-living object do you depend on? What depends on you? Why is it important to you? Why are you dependent on it? 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lssKsLaSZc

Jon Sands is a genius, by the way. A prompt a la him:

Choose the first person that comes to mind…

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