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)

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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
 

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

  1. I couldn’t pick just one!
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    Unequal Bittersweet

    I want
    your
    shuttlecock
    in my
    volva

    My
    shoulderblade sea cat
    is a
    tricolor Niso

    You
    were wearing
    your
    Peruvian hat
    when
    you opened
    Lazarus’s Jewel Box
    &
    captured me

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