For today’s prompt, write a same poem. I guess it could be the same old poem, but it could be a completely different poem that looks at a person or thing or system that is still the same. Or maybe a poem about how all people are the same. Or take the “same” concept and show how things are not the same. And that opens up a universe of possibilities.
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Here’s my attempt at a Same poem:
a popsicle does not stay the same
if you remove it from the freezer
especially on a hot summer day
when it immediately starts to melt
either on your fingers or within
its packaging that will eventually
contain sugary water and a stick
Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of the poetry collection, Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He edits Poet’s Market, Writer’s Market, and Guide to Self-Publishing, in addition to writing a free weekly WritersMarket.com newsletter and poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine.
He is a fan of popsicles, especially orange.
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