For today’s prompt, write a luck poem. Good luck, bad luck, a mixed bag. You decide and then write it.
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 Luck Poem:
of course eight is my lucky number
born in an eight-numbered summer
beneath a weeping willow tree
on an island in the sea
of unlived dreams & regret
beyond where all the new suns set
so that i howl beneath the moon
always filling up too soon