For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Blame the (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, use the new phrase as the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Some example titles might include: “Blame the rain,” “Blame the loud-mouthed jerk in the row behind us,” “Blame the ref,” etc.
Here’s my attempt:
“Blame the food”
We’re heavier than we were
just a few days ago. Our
heads and bodies ache. We looked
with such anticipation
forward to this holiday
break. Now, we just want to get
back to where we were before.
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