Famous Starts, Humble Endings

Famous Starts is a game to spur creativity and inspiration. Choose the first lines of famous poems without looking at the next line. Then, write your own next line! Please share your own Famous Starts in the comments! (Credit to Glyn Maxwell for the idea.)

Andrew Marvell and Emily Dickinson

Charlotte Mew and Roberto Carlos Garcia

Percy Bysshe Shelley and Thomas Hardy

Edgar Allen Poe

Shel Silverstein

Michael Ondaatje

Ginsberg and his American Sentence

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Internal Comparison – The Goal