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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 298

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For today's prompt, write a treat poem. I guess this could be a trick or treat poem, or a poem about treating yourself (or another person) to something nice. I entreat you to have fun with it. Perhaps, we could sign a treaty to make it official and then shout it from the tallest "treet"ops. Okay, getting a little carried away, but hey, that's what Wednesday poems are for, right?


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Here's my attempt at a Treat Poem:


tell me a secret
and let it rest on my mind
near all the others--
keeping my new prisoner
and hoping it won't escape


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