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Friday SPAM poetry prompt #914

SPAM prompt line: There are three occasions during the year when you can…

I never clicked on the e-mail that accompanied this line to see what you could do on those three occasions--or to find out what the occasions were. Considering the nature of most SPAM, I didn't really want to know.

So it's up to you to decide.What are the three occasions--and what are you able or permitted to do? You can start with the occasions and make a list (holidays, anniversaries, birthdays, third Friday of every month--start with the obvious and then stretch out with your imagination, these don't have to be the same type of occasion each time); or you can start with whatever it is you can do (kiss a stranger, cheat the government, do the Snoopy joy dance, call in to work sick without being sick--it's totally wide open, make a long list). Or you can do the old "repeat the statement" approach, i.e., write "There are three occasions during the year when you can…" over and over, with a different finish each time.

Once you settle on the occasions and what you can do, carry on with your poem and see where it takes you.

Happy writing!

--Nancy

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