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For today’s prompt, write a double poem. As a former baseball player, I think of hitting doubles. But there are so many other possibilities with doubles, including double entendre, double jeopardy, double trouble, stunt double, and double helix. Also, a doppelganger is considered a person's double.

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Here’s my attempt at a Double Poem:

“Double Cheeseburger”

If you want to eat a burger,
go ahead and make it double.
Add some cheese and make it bigger
if you want to eat a burger,
because bigger's always better,
whether cheeseburgers or bubbles.
So go ahead and eat a burger;
in fact, you should make it double.

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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 does love a good bacon cheeseburger. Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.

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