Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 524

Every Wednesday, Robert Lee Brewer shares a prompt and an example poem to get things started on the Poetic Asides blog. This week, write an outdoors poem.
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For today’s prompt, write an outdoors poem. The poem could be about something that happens outdoors. Or it could be a wish to do something outdoors. Of course, poets can also write an ode to the "Great Outdoors," but I know more than a few folks who aren't huge fans of getting out into nature. So an anti-outdoors poem is definitely a possibility as well.

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Here’s my attempt at an Outdoors Poem:

“PSA: To Each Their Own”

Getting outside is easy to do
unless you're an animal at the zoo,
a person suffering from the flu,
or someone receiving a big tattoo.

But that new tattoo just might portray
a kangaroo making his getaway
by jumping a fence on Saturday
while sneezing into a perfect soufflé.

And if that seems a bit too silly,
remember animals prefer to be
out where the wind and the air is free
and the sun delivers vitamin D.

So if there's a message to confide,
one message by which we could all abide,
it's that its okay to want to hide
and also all right to get thee outside.