Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 559

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 short poem.
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For today's prompt, write a short poem. Usually, I provide more context and possibilities for interpretation, but I'll leave it up to you this week, and that's the long and the short of it.

(10 short poetic forms.)

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 Short Poem:

“The Long & Shadorma Of It”

It was said
he had the short end
of the stick,
but he tricked
them all with the longest stick
he could ever find.

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