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 this blank poem.
For today's prompt, take the phrase "This (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 include: "This Friday," "This Pair of Scissors," "This Game," and/or "This Boat." There are so many possibilities for this prompt.
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Here’s my attempt at a This Blank Poem:
“This Moment, Curled in Bed”
This moment, curled in bed,
is more important
than a thousand deadlines
or the latest news or history
interpreted a thousand ways
by the world and its
to turn and burn
and never learn.