Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 449

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For today’s prompt, take the phrase "Learning (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: "Learning to Love," "Learning to Forget," "Learning More Than I Ever Thought I'd Need to Know About Eggplants," and so many other possible topics to learn.

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Here’s my attempt at a Learning Blank Poem:

“learning that i never learn”

i try
honest
i do
but i
never
seem to
ever
get ov-
er you

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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's always learning new things and forgetting old things and then learning new things that he thinks he used to know.

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