Often I use photos to help me write poems. I will probably have remembered the main point of the poem, but looking at photos can help me if I am stuck, or need to go in another direction – or just want to remember supporting details. Here are some photos I took recently on walks around my new neighborhood (in Mexico City). I am certain a couple of them will turn up in poems….
http://www.leafscape.org/press1/v5n2/freewrite.html It begins: Write fast. This Vertical Free Write Fold Prompt was written by Meg Pokrass and published in Press 1 a few years back. Meg writes about telling a story, but this can be applied quite easily to drafting a poem.