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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 19

For the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets write 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 confession poem.

For today’s prompt, write a confession poem. Maybe you ate the last piece of cake or broke the family television. Perhaps, you married too early, fell in love too late, or never did a good deed without an ulterior motive.

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 Confession Poem:

“what i am doing”

i don't know what i'm doing.
i don't know how i got on this path.
i don't know why i'm headed
through this mountain pass.
i don't know where i'm headed
to or more importantly why.
if it looks different, please just know
i don't know what i am doing.

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