Russell Brakefield is the author of FIELD RECORDINGS (Wayne State University Press, 2018). His writing has appeared in the Indiana Review, New Orleans Review, Poet Lore, Crab Orchard Review, Hobart, and elsewhere. He received his MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program. He has received fellowships from the University of Michigan Musical Society, the Vermont Studio Center, and the National Parks Department. He teaches writing at the University Writing Program at the University of Denver.
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This Week's Prompt:
Write a poem about a tourist town during the off-season.
Next Weeks' Prompt:
Onomatopoeia is a figure of speech in which a word, when spoken, imitates the sound it describes; tick-tock, clang, or splash are examples of onomatopoeia. Write a poem that include one or more onomatopoeic words.
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