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2022 April PAD Challenge: Day 24

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

For today's prompt, write a superhero or supervillain poem. It's OK to write a poem about an established hero or villain, like Thor, Green Lantern, or The Tick. But it would be more fun to have poems about lesser known (as in, you just invented them) heroes and villains. People like The Recycler, Dr. Dirty Dishes, or the diabolical Pie Bandit. Save the day; wreck the day; but please, 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 Superhero or Supervillain Poem:

"Anagram Man"

He shows up to the party
after rearranging the letters
in every STOP sign to POST,
POTS, and SPOT. He's not
sure whether he should believe
OPEN signs when they could
mean NOPE or NO PE ("As in
physical education," explains
Mrs. Explainer, to which
Anagram Man retorts, "I'm
not a PEON; I just rearrange
the letters; and then, I
rearrange them again and
again."). Dr. Deja Vu says
he's seen it all before, but
Anagram Man says, "FOR
BEE and OF BEER," which
gets the attention of the
Miss Understanding, who clinks
her glass and says, "Hear, hear!
For Bea and for beer!"

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