In case you missed it, I announced that we'll be starting up the 14th annual November PAD Chapbook Challenge in about a month. Click here to read the guidelines.
For today's prompt, write a caveat poem. So what is a caveat? It's a warning of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations. Think of a caveat as the small print in a contract or special offer. As an example, I might promise my kids we'd go to the park when they were younger...with the caveat that everyone finishes their homework first.
Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.
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Poem your days away with Robert Lee Brewer's Smash Poetry Journal. This fun poetic guide is loaded with 125 poetry prompts, space to place your poems, and plenty of fun poetic asides.
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Here’s my attempt at a Caveat Poem:
“you can look,” by Robert Lee Brewer
but don't touch
free to conceal
what you think
or wish to say
we'll fill in the blanks
if you look
& say what it means
when we analyze
point by point
thinking or feeling