You have a received a gift from someone who:
- Doesn’t like you
- Is a terrible gift-giver.
What’s in the box?
Write a eulogy for a poet who is still, currently, breathing. It can be a true piece of admiration, a fictional skewering (or, for that matter, a true skewering), or something entirely satirical.
We did this at The Cantab five or six years ago, and Eric Darby wrote a rather heady piece concerning Prabakar …
Find a poem that you feel strongly about, either positively or negatively. Double space the poem, and write line
that connect the end of one line to the beginning of the next. (For example: “So much depends/upon/a red wheelbarrow,” becomes “So much depends/on the length of rope coiled/upon/the pile of manure in/a red wheelbarrow”), …