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2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 6

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

Today is the first Tuesday of the month. Veteran PAD participants know that means it's time for our first Two-for-Tuesday prompt of the month. You can pick one of the prompts, combine prompts, or write one poem for each prompt.

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

For this Two-for-Tuesday prompt:

  1. Write a change poem and/or...
  2. Write a don't change 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 Change and/or Don't Change Poem:

"nothing ever changes"

nothing ever changes until it does
and when it does it doesn't change the way
you think that it should change but it changes
anyway in the way that it should change
because that's the only way that it can

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