The Poetry Marathon 2021 – Hour 1

Senryu – A New Day

and it has started,

our patience now rewarded

today has begun.


Today I am taking part in my third poetry marathon, an annual event in which poets from around the world come together writing one poem per hour for 24 hours using a variety of written and visual prompts.

Beginning at 2pm today (BST) I wrote my first hourly poem and to make it a little extra challenging have written some companion poems to go with this first post which I will post throughout the day here on Forever Distracted By Life.

Hour 1 was a fantastic prompt, you can see it here, on The Poetry Marathon website.

You can also see my own Hour 1 poem here:

Cinquain – Are You Ready?

Are you

ready for this?

The race has now begun;

run now beside poetic friends

and win!


Happy Writing. Stay Safe. Stay Distracted.

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