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2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 2

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a "what does the future hold" poem.

Wow! That was an exciting first day of poeming. Today, we're actually going to do something a little different than normal (on the second day already).

(Click here to check out all the 2021 April prompts.)

For today's prompt, I want you to answer the question, "What does the future hold?" Then, make your answer the title of your poem and write your poem. Your answer could a general idea about the future like "Robots Will Rule the World" or a more personal thing like "Veggie Pizza and Sweet Tea." Even if it's not in your title, I'm hopeful the future holds a lot more poeming.

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 What Does the Future Hold Poem:

"absurdity"

the metaphor is a simile
conjunction word
surrounded by outer space in a hollow pumpkin
juggle the smuggled apostrophes
(((insinuate)))
mathematical theorems
& we all wish to dance in the street
birds are smoke birds like smoke

(For today's poem, I wrote a descort. Find more the guidelines for this poetic form and more than 160 others here.)

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