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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 625

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 community poem.

For this week's prompt, write a community poem. There are any number of communities one could write about, including online communities, local communities, and communities built around shared interests (like poetry!). Whatever your community, happy poeming.

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.

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Here’s my attempt at a Community Poem:

“watching community for the second time,” by Robert Lee Brewer

watching community for the second time
isn't quite as funny as watching it the first time
because i know what's coming around the corner every time
(and who leaves the show early) unlike the first time

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