Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 332

For today’s prompt, write a standard poem. Standard poem could mean the “same old poem,” I suppose, but it could also mean the “gold standard.” It could be a poem about standard procedures or having standards (in work, relationships, social media, poeming, etc.). Or maybe your idea of standard is that nothing is standard.


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Here’s my attempt at a Standard poem:


standard procedure dictates
time and again how we bind
and manipulate time in our

never ending search for a
development that’s candid
about our time lost can in

reality intimately delay a
dynamic solution to what
stymies clockwork souls


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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