Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 438

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For today’s prompt, write a pool poem. It's swimming pool season in our neck of the woods, but there are car pools, gambling pools, pool sticks, and other ways to get to a pool poem. Hopefully, everyone can pool their resources to find a fun poem or three.

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Here’s my attempt at a Pool Poem:


the people climb up
& dive in one after

another & nobody
bothers to wonder

about the parents
lounging poolside

some of them lost
in conversations

some ready to save
every last swimmer


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 likes watching his children swim.

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