This morning, I shaved my head. It’s something I have to do frequently in this Georgia heat (definitely not in Ohio anymore). So with less hair on my head, it didn’t take me long to think up this morning’s prompt…
For this week’s prompt, write hairy poems. The poem can be devoted to hair (or a hairstyle), or it can just work a moustache in here and a mullet in there. I’ll be disappointed if there aren’t any poems about leg hair and bearded ladies.
Here’s my attempt at a hairy poem:
“To Shave and Shave Not”
In only minutes, a head covered in hair
suddenly wasn’t. My head, now much cooler,
won’t overheat, though it’ll burn easier,
and as I run my fingers over where hair
used to be, I realize that I’ve missed a spot.
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