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unacceptable

in order to live you must die

unacceptable

i'm here but I don't know why

unacceptable

 

 

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 19

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 19, 2016 | Comments 136

For today’s prompt, take on one (or both) of the following prompts: Write a cool poem. Or… Write an uncool poem

I Go in Disgust

Illinois Retina's the absolute worst

they never put their customers first

they tell you to expect to wait three hours

think of all the time that devours

what's the point in an appointment

when it causes so much disappointment

I avoid going there as much as I can

only go when my nice eye doctor recommends

I absolutely must

then I go in disgust

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 18

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Organic Food

I rarely go to restaurants

my kitchen is my favorite haunt

I buy and eat organic food

it always tastes real good

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 16

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 16, 2016

For today’s prompt, write a poem about (or at) a food establishment. You could pick on a chain like Taco Bell or McDonald’s, sure, but maybe there’s a local favorite–or some special dive. Heck, maybe that place where you took your first date or got your first job. Have fun with it, and if you need to do a little research, go out for something to eat. #aprpad #NaPoMo

Just a Plain Jane

The paper said they would blacklist

if you own a ring that is lavish

even a gold tooth is extravagant

anything gaudy they're not having it

well I'm flat broke and just a plain Jane

so the vessel of blacklisting will stay away

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 15

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 15, 2016

For today’s prompt, write a poem with at least four of the following eight words:

flat,ring,lavish,vessel,paper,blacklist,gaudy,tooth

Of course, ambitious poets will immediately try using all eight words, but four will do if you’re just trying to get through today’s prompt.

 

Time Out

OK time out let's take a step back

what got you so out of whack

go sit in the corner or lay on your bed

go somewhere you can clear your head

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 14

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 14, 2016

For today’s prompt, write a time out poem. There are moments in my life that I wish I could take a time out. For instance, it would’ve been nice earlier this year when I had pneumonia, but life and work keeps chugging along. But there’s always a chance to take time outs in poetry if you dare. So dare to write a time out poem (or two) today.

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Last Word

Why must you always have the last word

you always seem to eat the last piece

why must you always write the last line

as if our interest should increase

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 13

 

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 13, 2016 | 

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Last (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write...

 

Last Word #aprpad

Best Kept Mum

He said this so she said that

I overheard their little chat

upon reflection best kept mum

no sense upsetting anyone

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 2

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 2, 2016

The 2016 April PAD Challenge shuffles along to Day 2. Let’s unwrap today’s prompt.

For today’s prompt, write a what he said and/or what she said poem. Maybe he or she said a rumor; maybe he or she gave directions; or maybe he or she said something that made absolutely no sense at all. I don’t know what they said; rather, each poet is tasked with revealing that knowledge.

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Three Days Into NaPoMo

Three days into NaPoMo

where is a poet to go

to find the time

to make a rhyme

does this speak

of tongue in cheek

well it should

dam, I'm good

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016 April PAD Challenge: Day 3

By: Robert Lee Brewer | April 3, 2016

The third day of about any new routine is the hardest, including the 2016 April PAD Challenge. Let’s get through this together and own this month of poeming.

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Three (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “Three Blind Hippos,” “Three Muskrats,” “Three’s Company,” “Three Movies Is Too Many for The Hobbit, Peter Jackson (just saying),” and so on.

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