Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 340

Well, I’m pretty excited to announce that we’ve got all our winners from the 2015 April PAD Challenge finally. I will post more on this tomorrow, including naming the Poetic Asides Poet Laureate. Read the results here.

For today’s prompt, write an “at last” poem. Or a “finally” poem. The poem could be about finally receiving a promotion, a proposal, a letter, an award, etc. Or it could be a poem about reaching a goal, like climbing a mountain or finishing your taxes.


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Here’s my attempt at an At Last poem:

“the time has come”

after the final song
of the final encore
& all the lights are on
as we march to the door

we attempt to discuss
the performance we heard
but we just hear the buzz
of their echoing words


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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