I hope you haven't been waiting too long for today's prompt.
For today's prompt, write a waiting poem. It could be about waiting tables, but it can also involve any interpretation of waiting. Waiting in line at the store or for a package in the mail or whatever else someone (or something) might wait for.
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 Waiting Poem:
"in the village of my mind"
we wait for the slightest cue
to send us into a frenzy
whether jubilation or anarchy
our pitchforks and fireworks
are packed side by side & we
anticipate the slightest news
our hands up & mouths moving