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For today’s prompt, write a money poem. The poem could be about currency, having money, not having money, wanting more money, etc. The poem can just mention money in passing or take place somewhere that money is changing hands. Like usual, feel free to get creative with your interpretations of the prompt.

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Here’s my attempt at a Money Poem:

“Lemonade Stand”

Margaret stirred and Agnes poured
before Delilah added ice--
their lemonade more sweet than sour,
everyone agreed it was nice;
and the girls were nice and sweet too
as if they were made of honey,
but the boys found nothing to do
except fight over the money.

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