our breaths on frosty mornings
clouds and streams
hopes and dreams
that the year
Kim M. Russell, 8th November 2018
Kerry has tested our knowledge with a real toad quiz on the last lines of some well-known poems. She says that often the hardest part of writing a poem is the creation of a memorable final line. The value of a strong conclusion is evident, but sometimes it is also elusive, and a poem with a great opening line, fades away at the end, or just comes to a dead stop. Kerry has therefore shared five helpful tips. For today’s challenge, she asks us to select one of them and write a new poem with a killer last line.