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For today’s prompt, write a pieces poem. For instance, you could write about picking up the pieces (after a broken relationship), putting together puzzle pieces, eating Reese's Pieces; or pay tribute to this Janis Joplin song. Piece your poem together however works best for you.

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Here’s my attempt at a Pieces Poem:

“piecemeal”

a word here & line break
there & perhaps a simile
thrown in like a square

peg in a diamond-shaped
hole or even a metaphor
flying across an ocean

in the sky & then i say
what you've tried to piece
together from one source

& then another before
throwing your hands
in the air like you just

don't care

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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 (Press 53). Sometimes his poems come out whole; other times, he has to piece them together.

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