For today's prompt, write a risk poem. Most of my family is really into the classic board game Risk, but there's more to risk than fake armies and real dice. Risk may involve asking someone out on a date or applying for a new job. Many people take a (hopefully low level) risk each day on their morning commute. Even trying a new food involves some risk. And yes, of course, writing (and sharing) a poem.
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Here’s my attempt at a Risk Poem:
It's so nice every day
with you in my everyday
plans. I wonder, so content
with our daily, if the content
of our everyday living
still lives up to the living
we imagined with our first kiss
that was, for me, the best first kiss
that I could have imagined
even after all I imagined
every day and for so long,
and now that it's been so long,
would I still be willing to take a risk?
Forever, for you, I would take a risk.