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2021 April PAD Challenge Countdown: T-minus 7

Poem along with the second ever April PAD Challenge Countdown, in which Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and a poem (to get things started) in the 10 days leading up to the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write an altered song title poem.

For today’s prompt, take a favorite (or maybe not-so favorite) song title, change a word in that title, make the new title the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. A possible titles might include (links to original songs/titles on YouTube): "Stairway to 7-Eleven," "Can't Feel My Toes," "Fly Me to the Airport," and/or "Little Red Kia."

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 Altered Song Title Poem:

"I Heard It Through the Hashtag"

i'm always the first to know
after the news is already trending
& the trend is already bending
this way & that & the other
& i'd say word to your mother
but she's probably already heard

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