Let’s Travel -Day 26) Napowrimo

In the words of my  -Great Aunt Ella ( I attempt the Persona Poem)

This is a story often told as a child growing up- I never met my Great Aunt God rest her soul.


“S-O-B treat me like that I’d kill-em all over again!

And If ya wanna go to hell-let’s travel!

He kept makin- that uh-noise

so I’se kept stitching me -dress.

I called the coroner  office -as soon as he stopped.


I’ve,never seen a man raise -his hand to a woman and live –

not while I’m good and


 Today, I challenge you to write a persona poem – a poem in the voice of someone else. Your persona could be a mythological or fictional character, a historical figure, or even an inanimate object. Need some examples? Check out this persona-poem-themed issue of Poemeleon from a few years back.

Happy writing!



24 thoughts on “Let’s Travel -Day 26) Napowrimo”

  1. K, this is brilliant narrative!!! I read it out loud and could “feel” the character! I can’t say how much I love this. You did the challenge justice for sure.

  2. Truthfully, I wanted to learn and write more poems! But, i’m not sure with the ideas of mine. I often find the religious theme. Is it allowed in Naprowimo?

      1. I just submitted Sis, I dunno what I should write…. still searching the information about it. Thank you so much for your help, Sis! ❤

      2. I hear you so -no worries if you can’t make every day its almost over and now you know about it and will be ready next year -all praise to the most high …

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