2016 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 11

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For today’s prompt, write a description poem. Pick someone or something to describe. Get in depth, or just brush along the surface.

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Here’s my attempt at a Description poem:

“Scissors”

So simple really:
One arm attached
to another,

and they cut
when they come
together.

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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of the poetry collection, Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He edits Poet’s Market and Writer’s Market, in addition to writing a free weekly WritersMarket.com newsletter and a poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine.

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As a Cub Scout leader and Sunday school teacher (and, well, a father), he spends a lot of time with the essentials of arts & crafts: paper, tape, crayons, glue, and scissors.

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