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First off I just want to say that I've always admired your style of writing. It's complex and evoking, mind-tingling, and all around in...

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I've decided to create a new challenge for myself and for anyone who would like to embark on this journey with me.

So what is the Title Challenge?
Basically this is how it will work:
I will look through my inbox, the front page, the lit page etc. every couple of days just browsing the poetry. If I see a title that inspires me, I will then challenge myself to use that title in a poem of my own. It will either be the first word of the poem or it will appear within the body of the poem. The poem has to be entirely inspired by the title alone. I will also write the poem before ever reading the poem of the original title. I want to limit similarities as much as possible and I also want to see how the poems compare. (:

Why did I create the Title Challenge and why am I doing it?
I created it because I was looking for a unique way of challenging and improving my writing skills. Titles are also very important to me. It's amazing how much they contribute to a poem and sometimes they're the most profound and inspiring thing about a poem. 

I'm going to be using other people's ideas to inspire my writing. How am I gonna handle this?
This journal will be dedicated to the poems that I write from this challenge. I will list the original poem credited to the original author, a link to the poem, and a link to my poem. I will also ask the permission of the original author if it is okay. If I am not given permission I will not write the poem. 

How can you, my watchers, help me with this challenge?
If you have a poem you think will inspire me, link it! If you have a deviant who you think has some awesome poetry that will inspire me, link me to their profile! If you join me on this challenge, let me know! I'd love to read your inspirations and they might even inspire me. :) And as always, I'm looking for feedback so don't be shy! Tear my writing apart or you know gently poke it with a stick. Whatever you feel it deserves. 

I greatly appreciate anyone who has taken the time to read about my challenge, is tagging along for the journey in support, or who decides to join me. 

While I'm here I want to go ahead and ask some of my favorite poets if they're okay with the challenge, because they will most likely end up on the list.
*cough cough* DearPoetry PrussianPersephone littleblueraccoon A-Lovely-Anxiety *cough cough*  
If you're just stopping by here you should definitely visit their pages. They are amazing poets and wonderfully wonderful people. The words they string together are incredible. 

Thanks for stopping by! Have a Super Fantastic Saturday!!

Title Challenge
1. Stitches -- Inspired by lost my voice. by littleblueraccoon.

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Pokepower888 Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi there ^^

I noticed your poems are great. And  so is your username, so I was wondering if I could use it in a poem I'm making, there will be other poet names in there too
SleepingInTheShadows Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! (: And of course you can! Be sure to link me to it when you're finished. I'd love to read it. 
Me2Smart4U Feb 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
As U may know I am a co-founder of :iconwriting-is-visual:
and I want to welcome U to our group :boogie:
I believe to stop the flow of writing is like stopping the Earth
from spinning so join us to keep the imagination goin...Remember
"Words Paint Pictures" because Writing-is-Visual

A Big Welcome From
SleepingInTheShadows Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the warm welcome. (:
Me2Smart4U Feb 16, 2014  Student Digital Artist
you are most welcome :hug:
ExposeTheBeauty Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Love :heart: your floating T.A.R.D.I.S! :icontardisplz:
SleepingInTheShadows Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks! :D
atlantic-lungs Jan 22, 2014  Student Writer
thankies for the watch!! :heart:
SleepingInTheShadows Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you're very welcome. (:
anila73 Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
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