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2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 26

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 thankful poem.

For today’s prompt, write a thankful poem. Write an ode to someone or something. Or compose a sonnet that expresses thanks--either from you or as a persona poem. Of course, you can also take this in the opposite direction and write a "thanks for nothing" poem.

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 Thankful Poem:

“Thank Myself”

If it's a dream, then I suppose
I really ought to thank myself
for this rather awkward repose.
If it's a dream, then I suppose
I should be glad I'm wearing clothes
and they're not hidden on a shelf.
If it's a dream, then I suppose
I really ought to thank myself.

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