Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 328

For today’s prompt, write a movie-inspired poem. I think I may have had this prompt previously (somewhere in the 200s or 100s), but I can’t help it: I’m excited about the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie. So feel lucky, I’m widening the net to all movies, because I was tempted (only briefly) to limit it to the Star Wars universe. Now poem!


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Here’s my attempt at a Movie-Inspired Poem:

“Luke’s Song”

You don’t see green on Tattoine
and Alderaan has disappeared.
No Yoda masks for Halloween,
you don’t see green on Tattoine;
it’s more a Tusken Raider scene,
and the Hutts rule the roost ’round here.
You don’t see green on Tattoine,
and Alderaan has disappeared.


Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.


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