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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 539

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 snap poem.

For today's prompt, write a snap poem. The poem could be about a snap decision or a snap shot (as in photography). Or maybe your poem mentions snaps on a jacket, snap bracelets, or sugar snap peas. Of course, don't be afraid to go small and make your poem a snap to read as well.

Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.

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Here’s my attempt at a Snap Poem:

“Snappy Triolet”

My mom's youth was Mary Poppins
telling her snaps could clean her room.
For me, Snap powered feet hoppin'
while Mom's youth was Mary Poppins,
but my children see snaps stoppin'
everything with Thanos' gloved doom.
But Mom's youth was Mary Poppins
snapping her way to a clean room.

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