Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a desire poem.
Before we jump into this week's prompt, just want to mention we are set for the 2020 April PAD (Poem-A-Day) Challenge starting on April 1. Click here to check out the guidelines.
For today's prompt, write a desire poem. Everyone has something they desire, and many people have many desires. For some, it's a person. For others, it may be fame or riches. Most people have probably experienced the acute desire for water at some point in their lives. Ponder on desire for a moment and then write your poem.
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Here’s my attempt at a Desire Poem:
Sitting at my desk
this way and that
I see a line
drift out of the room
and I follow it out.