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2021 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 2

Poem along with the second ever April PAD Challenge Countdown in the 10 days leading up to the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write an almost blank poem.

After today, we'll have just one more prompt and poem until April. Let's do this!

For today’s prompt, take the phrase "Almost (blank)," replace the blank with a new word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: "Almost Ready," "Almost Missed It," and/or "Almost Didn't Write This 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 an Almost Blank Poem:

"Almost There"

the messenger calls out
but nobody responds
for the recipient
is strolling 'round the pond

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