I’ve been reading Kyle Vaughn’s Lightning Paths: 75 Poetry Writing Exercises, which inspired me to delve into another book study of poetry forms and responses. I’ll be making my way through the exercises and prompts between now and the end of the year.
Today’s exercise is writing poetry from field recordings. Vaughn encourages writers to get into nature or out into the realm of life and write from observations.
Winterfoot when I stepped from the garage door into the frigid morning with my Hoka on one foot my booted broken ankle with a thin black low-cut sock on the other I realized in that moment I've got a case of winterfoot