For today’s prompt, write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place that is like a home away from home. Write a poem about such a place today.
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Here’s my attempt at a Second Home Poem:
& suddenly my home
is no longer my home.
& suddenly i’ve flown
to the place where i’ve flown.
& suddenly when i visit
i swing in only for a visit.
& suddenly my ohio
has become my georgia.
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