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We figured out the Great Missing Comment Box Mystery of 2013 around the end of last week. So we should have a completely healthy commenting experience today (knocking on wood). In fact, let's make that the prompt today.

For today's prompt, write a knock on wood poem. This might be about a situation that should happen or hopefully will happen. Or I guess it could even involve someone (or something) actually knocking on wood--a table, a door, a window pane, etc. Per usual, feel free to get creative with it.

Here's my attempt:


We will wake before light outlines form around trees

before birds start shouting each other above earth

We will shower dress our children leave earlier

dance at work school grocery stores & gas stations

We'll embrace thankless tasks find incredible peace

know ourselves & understand everyone else

We'll live our lives but with better homes & gardens

popular mechanics field & stream people wired


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