Poetry Prompt #19 -30 poems in 30 days

Today’s prompt is for you to take a look at the list of actual sea shell names below, and to use one or more of them to write a poem. Your poem doesn’t have to be about sea shells at all — just inspired by one or more of the names. (from NaPoWriMo.net)


Peruvian Hat
Snout Otter Clam
Strawberry Top
Incised Moon
Sparse Dove
False Cup-and-Saucer
Leather Donax
Shuttlecock Volva
Striped Engina
Tricolor Niso
Triangular Nutmeg
Shoulderblade Sea Cat
Woody Canoebubble
Ghastly Miter
Heavy Bonnet
Tuberculate Emarginula
Lazarus Jewel Box
Unequal Bittersweet
Atlantic Turkey Wing


One thought on “Poetry Prompt #19 -30 poems in 30 days

  1. I couldn’t pick just one!

    Unequal Bittersweet

    I want
    in my

    shoulderblade sea cat
    is a
    tricolor Niso

    were wearing
    Peruvian hat
    you opened
    Lazarus’s Jewel Box
    captured me

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