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For today’s prompt, write a heart poem. Getting to the heart of this prompt should be easy enough to do. Some folks wear their hearts on their sleeves, or they heart the things and people they love, or they show a lot of heart in spirited competitions. Of course, there are also heart attacks, open heart surgery, heart-shaped candies, the band Heart, and so much more. Search your heart for this week's poem.

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Here’s my attempt at a Heart Poem:

“ohio”

ohio is a heart-shaped state
if you squint really hard

or maybe that's just me
because it's where i was born

& they say home is where
the heart is & license plates

claim ohio is in the heart
of it all & i want to follow

my heart even when it
makes no bloody sense

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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 often follows his heart, whatever that means.

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