Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 128

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For this week’s prompt, write a spring poem. I’m thinking of the season of spring, but I suppose you could write about springy poem about clocks or beds or something too. I’ll leave it up to each poet what a spring poem should be.

Here’s my attempt:


Children are wearing their shorts again.
Adults are wearing theirs too again.
Insects are bugging us all again.
Pollen covers our cars again.
Lovers are walking outside again.
The moon is shining on them again.
We’re opening up our windows again
and falling again and again and again.


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102 thoughts on “Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 128

  1. Taylor Graham


    Circle of scrap
    boards, a platform
    for mowed field-grass that lay,
    raked into rows
    to dry. Ready
    to salt and stack today:

    Stomp it down.
    A foolish dance,
    passing drivers must say.
    Sweaty to the
    fingernails, I’ve
    made a compass-rose of hay.