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Write right
Or write wrong
But if you write
Not any song
Never will your pages sing
Their blankness ringing white
The silent echo never heard
Just shut up and write

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http://www.napowrimo.net/day-fifteen/

” And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Today, I challenge you to write a poem that addresses itself or some aspect of its self (i.e. “Dear Poem,” or “what are my quatrains up to?”; “Couplet, come with me . . .”) This might seem a little meta at first, or even kind of cheesy. But it can be a great way of interrogating (or at least, asking polite questions) of your own writing process and the motivations you have for writing, and the motivations you ascribe to your readers. “