Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 504

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 tomorrow 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 tomorrow poem.

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For today's prompt, write a tomorrow poem. For me, tomorrow is the last day of October, which means the day after tomorrow is the beginning of the November Poem-A-Day Chapbook Challenge. But a tomorrow poem could be exciting, terrifying, hopeful, hopeless, or unknown.

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Here’s my attempt at a Tomorrow Poem:

“procrastinate”

there's a word for it
that feeling that comes
over me when i nearly
begin to do something
productive in relation
to an action i've been
putting off forever

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