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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 615

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 desire poem.

For this week's prompt, let's write a desire poem. People (and animals) find they desire many things: food, recognition, love, and many more possibilities. Every week, for instance, I desire a finished poem. Poem your desires this week.

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

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Poem-a-Day: 365 Poetry Writing Prompts for a Year of Poeming, by Robert Lee Brewer

Write a poem every single day of the year with Robert Lee Brewer's Poem-a-Day: 365 Poetry Writing Prompts for a Year of Poeming. After sharing more than a thousand prompts and prompting thousands of poems for more than a decade, Brewer picked 365 of his favorite poetry prompts here.

Click here to learn more.

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Here’s my attempt at a Desire Poem:

“pants,” by Robert Lee Brewer

someone dismissed the choir
and threw water on the fire
where there used to be desire
but now only sits a liar

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