Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 493

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a rumor poem.
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Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write a rumor poem.

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For today’s prompt, write a rumor poem. The poem itself could contain a rumor. Or it could be about people spreading rumors. Rumor has it there are a number of ways an enterprising poet could come at this prompt.

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Here’s my attempt at a Rumor Poem:

“He said she said”

He said she said that he said she
was a beautiful angel, but
now he denies ever saying
a thing, because he don't want to
be pinned to no gossip like a
dead and beautiful butterfly
in a case where everyone stares.