For this week's prompt, write an escape poem. Last week, we wrote confinement poems. This week, let's take it back the other way and focus on our escapes, whether they're physical escapes, mental escapes, or poetic escapes. Let's escape together!
Remember: These prompts are springboards to creativity. Use them to expand your possibilities, not limit them.
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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.
Here’s my attempt at an Escape Poem:
“tonight,” by Robert Lee Brewer
someone left the door slightly ajar
& i think it's a sign for everything
to cross the threshold