For today’s prompt, write a response poem. You can pick a favorite quote and respond to it with a poem. Or pick a favorite poem and write a response poem. You can even do what I did and respond to an earlier poem you wrote from this month.
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 Response Poem:
“Unmeaning of Dreams”
There are no answers you can know
that you won't doubt and puzzle so
forget your need for interpretation
and revel in your revelations
without a worry for wrong or right
for who can tell in darkest night.