Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 453

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For today’s prompt, write a dream poem. I love to write these every so often. Sometimes the dream takes center stage (and it can get kind of surreal). Other times, I incorporate pieces of a dream or dreams into a larger poem. If you don't dream, write a poem about your lack of dreams or imagine what a dream might be like.

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Here’s my attempt at a Dream Poem:

“in dreams”

i have trouble harnessing gravity,
often bouncing around like i'm
on the moon. & i fall. frequently.

it's a little troubling how often
i'm walking along ledges without
railing. & then i fall. in love

with people i've met & people
i've never met. & then i fall
& kick my feet & eventually

i mostly seem to forget.

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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 dreams more often than he doesn't.

Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.