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 motto poem.
For today's prompt, write a motto poem. The poem could a short senryu that captures your motto or use your motto to structure a golden shovel (like my example below). Of course, you could also place a motto in the title of your poem or mention it in the poem itself.
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Here’s my attempt at a Motto Poem:
Whatever is getting you down, don't
let it dictate the terms of your worry.
Instead, chase what you need to be
incredibly and miraculously happy.