For today’s prompt, write a number in the title poem. And yes, it's as simple as it sounds. Include a number in the title of your poem. The actual title could just be a number without any other explanation, or it could be something like "5 Little Pumpkins" or "39 Lines" (sestina, anyone?). You can even pull a "14U" type of title.
Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.
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Here’s my attempt at a Number in the Title Poem:
the thing i like about 8 you see
is that it can stand for infinity
a circle above & one below
connected & circling forever so
that when you see a figure 8
know that it is forever great