For this week’s prompt, write an empty poem. The poem should somehow play off the idea of empty–maybe empty rooms, empty containers, empty threats, etc. Or maybe you could empty the poem of vowels or prepositions. Your call.
Here’s my attempt:
“Will Strikes Again”
The popcorn box is empty of popcorn packages
replaced with five Hot Wheels; the emptied Pop Tart box
conceals several green plastic army men; and
hidden within the bottom cupboard is a laughing
two-year-old emptying the giggles from his lungs.
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