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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 542

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 At Blank poem.

For today's prompt, take the phrase "At (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 could include: "At 3 O'clock in the Morning," "At Stake," "At the McDonald's by the Library," or "At Me on Social."

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 an At Blank Poem:

“At Heart”

I'm an autumn leaf
in the middle of the desert
on the first day of spring

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