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2021 April PAD Challenge: Day 7

Write a poem every day of April with the 2021 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a villain poem.

Once we make it through today, we'll be a week deep into this challenge. Let's keep the poems rolling.

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

For today's prompt, write a villain poem. You could write a persona poem from the perspective of a popular villain (like Count Dracula, Thanos, or Dolores Umbridge). Or write a poem with a person doing a villainous thing (like eating the last piece of pie or littering). As always, have fun with it.

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 Villain Poem:

"villains"

my youth was plagued by villains
but i didn't know it at the time
so i became one myself & broke
christmas lights for fun & got in fights
because that's what villains do
sticking up for each other & breaking
stuff to hear the sound it makes
without a thought for the future
or the regret that follows after

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