For today’s prompt, write a reserved poem. A table or room can be reserved. A person can be reserved in their speech and mannerisms. I give full permission for poets to reserve the right to write without reservation.
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Here’s my attempt at a Reserved Poem:
they reserved a whole room
when a table would do
and rented a limo
for a party of two
and i guess that’s just fine
if they’re willing to pay
but it seems a bit much
for just one special day
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