Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 311

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For today's prompt, think of something you might shout out loud (or hear others shout), make it the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Possible titles include: "Way to Go," "Run for It," and "Fire" (though it's usually not good practice to scream, "fire," without an actual fire).


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Here's my attempt at a Something I Might Shout Out Loud Poem:

"Quit it!"

Quit it; just quit it.
There's no reason

to keep doing it,
because you know it

is a little gross.
So seriously,

quit it; or if that
fails, just cut it out.


Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer���s Digest Writing Community, which means he maintains this blog, edits a couple Market Books (Poet’s Market and Writer’s Market), writes a poetry column for Writer’s Digest magazine, leads online education, speaks around the country on publishing and poetry, and a lot of other fun writing-related stuff.


Sometimes, he quits it; other times, he cuts it out; but usually, he's knee-deep in it. And he’s the author of Solving the World’s Problems.

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