2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 27

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Before today's prompt, I just wanted to say thank you to Poetic Asides regular Cara Holman for featuring me on her Poet Showcase series. It's really an honor, and I always feel so lucky to be associated with so many talented poets. Click here to read the post.

For today's prompt, take the phrase "The Trouble Is (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of the poem, and then, write the poem. Example titles may include: "The Trouble Is You," "The Trouble Is Figuring Out How to End This Poem," or "The Trouble Is What I'm Always Finding."

Here's my attempt:

"The Trouble Is Fire"

It strikes and burns
that gets in its
way before it
finally stops
leaving nothing
but ash and some
burnt memories.


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