Monday, April 18, 2016

2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 18

Another Monday, eh? For some, Mondays equate to “back to the office” day.

For today’s prompt, write an office poem. Maybe this is related to your work, but maybe this is a poem at a dentist’s office, doctor’s office, bank office, office in a car factory, or some other type of office.


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Here’s my attempt at an Office Poem:


three walls and a landline
should be enough
to keep this coffee warm
as an associate un-jams
the printer again


roberttwitterimageRobert Lee Brewer works from home, and his office doubles as the study/library of the house. It triples as the place where he sings off-key karaoke with his kids. It quadruples as the area that is often invaded by toys and arts & crafts created by his kids. It’s clean sometimes and sometimes very not clean.

Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community, which means he gets to do a million things to help writers find more success with their writing (including this blog). He’s also the author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53).

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