2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21 - Writer's Digest

2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 21

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 Travel 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 Travel Poem.

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For today's prompt, write a travel poem. There are so many ways a person can travel--by train, plane, automobile; by horse, roller skates, rickshaw; by trolley, hot air balloon, on foot. And the journey is one part of travel, but there's also the landscapes, cultures, and anxiety. So many places to go--physically and poetically.

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Here’s my attempt at a Travel Poem:

“Time to Go”

Before I go, I always take these:
My wallet, smart phone, and set of keys.

My wallet is just a rubberband
holding my cards and money like a hand.

My smart phone connects me to the world
with mighty tech that has been unfurled.

My keys I need to make my car go
and let me in when I return home.