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2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 27

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a Believe and/or Don't Believe poem.

Well, today is our final Two-for-Tuesday prompt until November when we pick up the November PAD Chapbook Challenge (look for an announcement in October). Related to that, I am still trying to finalize the results of the 2020 November PAD Chapbook Challenge. I have not forgotten and will do my best to get them in before the end of the month.

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

For this Two-for-Tuesday prompt:

  1. Write a believe poem and/or...
  2. Write a don't believe 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 Believe and/or Don't Believe Poem:

"i could be their kind"

i've felt the anger fill me
& the fear shedding like skin
into the light slanting through blinds
blinding me with worry for the future
bending in so many imperceptible ways

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