Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 248

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Happy New Year! I stayed up late with Tammy watching the Twilight Zone marathon and a few of the ball dropping programs near midnight. And that's where today's prompt is coming from...

For today's prompt, write a weird poem. Maybe it's a twist ending or a person on another planet (or another time). Maybe it's a land in which weird people are those that look just like us. Or whatever floats your boat.

Here's my attempt at a weird poem:


I'm awake;
the children are sleeping--
explosions outside.


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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer's Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World's Problems. Plus, he edits Poet's Market. Make it a resolution to check out both of these books this year. And while you're at it, follow him on Twitter @robertleebrewer.


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