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2022 April PAD Challenge: Day 13

Write a poem every day of April with the 2022 April Poem-A-Day Challenge. For today's prompt, write a How to Blank poem.

I hope your poeming is coming along so far. If you want to incorporate a poetic form, here's a list of poetic forms to play with.

For today's prompt, take the phrase "How to (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: "How to Win at Life," "How to Cook Lasagna," "How to Fall in Love," and/or "How to Write a Poem."

Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.

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Poem-a-Day: 365 Poetry Writing Prompts for a Year of Poeming, by Robert Lee Brewer

Write a poem every single day of the year with Robert Lee Brewer's Poem-a-Day: 365 Poetry Writing Prompts for a Year of Poeming. After sharing more than a thousand prompts and prompting thousands of poems for more than a decade, Brewer picked 365 of his favorite poetry prompts here.

Click here to learn more.

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Here’s my attempt at a How to Blank Poem:

"How to Burn a Hole in the World"

Hold a magnifying glass
up to everything you see
and keep watch.

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