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2022 April PAD Challenge: Day 23

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

For today's prompt, write a conspiracy poem. Line your ball caps with aluminum foil, cover your walls with cryptic sticky notes, and write a poem that exposes (or refutes) a conspiracy. Is the Earth flat? Are all professional sports (and entertainment awards ceremonies) fixed? Did people really talk about Bruno? Write your poem, because I want to believe.

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.

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Here’s my attempt at a Conspiracy Poem:

"EVERYONE"

Everyone's out to get you--
the postal carrier, cashier,
bus driver, door-to-door
canvasser, factory line
worker, chef, doctor, boss,
police officer, firefighter, 
neighbor, stranger, random
person hitching a ride
through the country who's
walking along the interstate
on the other side of the state--
EVERYONE; they're all out
to get you, but they haven't
had the chance to get you
(not yet), or, perhaps, it's
maybe possible (however
unlikely) that they're not.

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