Poetic Asides With Robert Lee Brewer, Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 149 - Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 149

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For this week's prompt, write a fortune cookie poem. This is a very brief poem that either forecasts the reader's future or imparts some life advice (can be profound, mind scrambling, or funny). I once had a poem accepted for publication that was comprised of 12 imagined fortunes (click here to read).

Here's my attempt:


It's not the butterfly in your chest
that determines your future.


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