For today’s prompt, take on one (or both) of the following prompts:
- Write a serious poem. Or...
- Write a silly poem.
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Here’s my attempt at a Serious and/or Silly Poem:
I saw Bigfoot during my morning run today,
but really, I saw a Bigfoot family--so maybe
I should say I saw Bigfeet?!? I don't know,
but seriously, they were chasing around
some deer and whistling at each other
until they saw me. Then, all of a sudden,
I was the buck getting chased here and
there and really not everywhere, because
it didn't take long for them to grab me
and pick me up, with the little one poking
me with a stick. They seemed interested
in my shoes. In fact, they took them off
foot by foot and tried to putting them on
their own giant boats. Of course, Nike
doesn't make running shoes in their size.
Robert Lee Brewer did not see Bigfoot on his morning run today. In fact, he didn't go for a morning run today--something he's been doing most mornings this month. That's because he went for a 4-mile run yesterday morning and felt and heard a pop in his hip just short of the 3-mile marker. But, as you can see, he's still able to get a prompt and poem up.
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