Gil Arzola’s first book of poetry, Prayers of Little Consequence, was published in 2019 by Passager, who named him their Poet of the Year. His story “Losers Walk” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018, and other work has appeared in Dash, Palabra, Whetstone, The Tipton Review, The Elysian Review, Crosslimb, and Slab, among others. His chapbook, The Death of a Migrant Worker, is included for all Rattle subscribers with the fall issue.
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This Week's Prompt:
Write a poem set in a time period of at least one hundred years ago.
Next Week's Prompt:
Write a poem that contains an anagram. An anagram is created by rearranging the letters of a certain word or phrase to make another word or phrase—for example, an anagram of “anagram” is “nag a ram.” Bonus points if the title of your poem is part of the anagram.
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