Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 140

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For this week's prompt, write a poem about--or, at least, with--a sound. It could be an annoying sound, a scary sound, a happy sound, etc. In fact, the poem could even include several sounds.

Here's my attempt:

"Dreaming"

The alarm becomes an attack
siren. Dogs barking turn to men
in uniforms ordering him
to run. A dropped dish, explosion.
A soft voice and small hand wakes him.

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