New day, new city. We’ve made it to Austin–just in time to write a new poem.
For today’s prompt, write a poem about a sound. The poem could be about a small sound, a loud sound, a happy sound, or a creepy sound. And yes, music sounds count as well.
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Here’s my attempt at a Poem About a Sound:
“pulling to a stop”
pulling to a stop
because of hail
clunk clunk clunking
on the car’s hood
i can’t help but
worry about what
the car behind
me will do &
wonder if the storm
has any surprise
to strike out
Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He has driven through hail a few times, and it’s always loud and scary.
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