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For today’s prompt, write a reserved poem. A table or room can be reserved. A person can be reserved in their speech and mannerisms. I give full permission for poets to reserve the right to write without reservation.

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Here’s my attempt at a Reserved Poem:

“prom”

they reserved a whole room
when a table would do
and rented a limo
for a party of two

and i guess that's just fine
if they're willing to pay
but it seems a bit much
for just one special day

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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). He loved seeing all the high school kids fancied up for prom this past weekend.

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