2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 16

For the 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a Free Blank Poem.
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For the 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a Free Blank Poem.

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For today’s prompt, take the phrase "Free (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: "Free Space," "Free Day," "Free Style," or "Free Food."

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Here’s my attempt at a Free Blank Poem:

“Free Parking”

Free parking is the space that we always

want to hit when playing Monopoly

both because it's safe & it's free money

& the more money you have the more free-

dom to buy properties & houses &

hotels & pay fees & attempt to win

& even if you don't, you, kind of, do.

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