It doesn’t feel like it, but we’re already a week into this year’s challenge. Poem on.
For today’s prompt, write a discovery poem. This poem could be about making a discovery; it could be about something discovered (by someone or something else); or something you’d like to discover. I can’t wait to discover what new poems poets will create.
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Here’s my attempt at a Discovery Poem:
“when i find one cookie”
when i find one cookie
i want another
& another like the
other that started
the whole escalating
because one cookie is
never the only
cookie but the start of
something much larger
especially if i
discover some milk
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