Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 437 - Writer's Digest

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 437

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For today’s prompt, write a graduation poem. For instance, two of my sons just graduated middle school on their way to high school. But graduating encompasses a lot more than school. Some people graduate to new pay levels at work or new levels in video games or new levels of consciousness.

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Here’s my attempt at a Graduation Poem:


each accomplishment begets
a new challenge & hurdle

at times graduation feels
like a hill that leads to a hill

the song that never ends
a hyperlink to a list of links


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