Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, pick a shape and write a poem.
For today's prompt, pick a shape (any shape), make that the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. The poem could be specifically about the shape, like an ode to ovals or why I avoid squares. Or the shape can allude to something completely different than the poem itself. However you shape things up this week, have fun with it.
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Here’s my attempt at a Shape Title Poem:
She says it's a diamond--
a perfect parallelogram,
sometimes even square,
but when I say it out loud
I picture a magnificent beast
or a festive parade
filled with song and dance.