2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 7 - Writer's Digest

2017 April PAD Challenge: Day 7

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It doesn't feel like it, but we're already a week into this year's challenge. Poem on.

For today’s prompt, write a discovery poem. This poem could be about making a discovery; it could be about something discovered (by someone or something else); or something you'd like to discover. I can't wait to discover what new poems poets will create.


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Here’s my attempt at a Discovery Poem:

“when i find one cookie”

when i find one cookie
i want another

& another like the
other that started

the whole escalating
cookie fiasco

because one cookie is
never the only

cookie but the start of
something much larger

especially if i
discover some milk


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