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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 23

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 an explanation poem.

For today’s prompt, write an explanation poem. Not sure if any explanation is needed, but your poem can explain whatever it must explain even if it does a bad job of explaining, as if that kind of explanation makes any sense. I don't need your explanations, just your poems!

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 an Explanation Poem:

“Tell”

Why do we have to argue
over whether the sky is blue?
I'd rather get down to
why we all see what we do.

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