Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 341

For today’s prompt, write a hiding poem. The poem could be about someone hiding or something hidden. Or the process of searching. And remember: There are physical things that can hide, but also thoughts, emotions, plans, and so much more.


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Here’s my attempt at a Hiding poem:


if you think you can hide that little secret
you are mistaken
it will eat at you every time you don’t say
this is who i am

sure it’s scary to reveal that little secret
but when it is time
you will find that life is so much better when
you don’t have to hide


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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