Friday SPAM poetry prompt #1005 (one day early)


SPAM prompt line: Would you like to see more cash in your purse?


 


Since I’m taking a break today and Friday (for what I hope will be a quiet, pleasant fall excursion among the Amish of Holmes Co., Ohio), I’m putting up this Friday’s SPAM prompt a day early.


 


I thought it would be interesting to write a prose poem, or try to. I’ve attempted prose poems before and didn’t feel confident about what I had on the page. But if you all are willing to give it a shot, I am as well.


 


I’m not going to say anything about the prompt line. Take it wherever you will. If you’re new to writing prose poems or need a refresher, The Academy of American Poets provides a discussion of the form here; while Double Room: a journal of prose poetry and flash fiction provides many excellent examples online.


 


–Nancy


 


Find more poetry prompts here.


 


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