For today’s prompt, write a special day poem. A special day could be a holiday, birthday, anniversary, or just a day when everything changed. There are special days that everyone recognizes and special days that maybe only you (or a small group of folks) appreciate. If it’s special to you, then it’s fair game for this prompt.
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Here’s my attempt at a Special Day Poem:
when i was young, i was quite sporty
and never referred to as portly
but what can i say
today’s my birthday
and i’m growing into my forties
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