For today's prompt, write a struggle poem. For some people, every day is a struggle. But with what? Or with whom? Or how is it a struggle? Maybe it's writing a poem; maybe it's making ends meet; or perhaps it's just finding something to occupy your time and interest. I hope today's poem is not a struggle to write.
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 Struggle Poem:
The last piece of anything,
I admit, is a struggle
for me to not complete,
whether it's finishing
a puzzle or eating
the very last piece of pizza
or the final line of a poem,
even this one, when I find
myself constantly thinking
of just one more thing