Well, I survived my 10K yesterday and did my final reads in Austin. Later this morning, Tammy and I will be hitting the road to drive back to Atlanta!
For today’s prompt, take the phrase “So (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: “So Cool,” “So Stupid,” “So Not What I Would’ve Done,” “So Sweet,” or so many other possibilities.
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Here’s my attempt at a So Blank Poem:
“So long, Austin”
So long, Austin. I’ll miss
your poems & poets;
I’ll miss your barbecue
& taco stands. I’m a fan
of your big hearts & big
everything else. O, Austin,
I’ll miss your bats & your
parks & your music &
did I mention the poets?
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 will miss the non-stop poetry, but he’s looking forward to getting back home.
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