For today’s prompt, write a “made sense at the time” poem. Historically, people have done a lot of things that made sense at the time that upon further reflection don’t make sense now. This is true in general (all humankind) and specific (some of my personal hair styles) ways. Have fun digging up some of these personal or general poems this week.
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Here’s my attempt at a Made Sense at the Time Poem:
The cookies were so warm
and delicious straight out
of the oven that I felt I were
in some carb-loaded heaven
until you entered the room
asking where they all were.
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