poetry prompt

Trust

I have a real problem with trust

I've just been disappointed too much

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about trust...

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Poison

Poison is everywhere

it's in our water and in our air

it's in our soil and in our food

Poison is just no good

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about poison....Poison is everywhere in this toxic world we live in.

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At the Circus Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Red Unit

 

I worked at the circus a week or two

selling programs and lights then scooped sno-cones too

I didn't know til the very last day

whether I would go or stay

waited too long to rent a room on the train

that was the reason I remained

just graduated from high school

running away with the circus sounded cool

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about the circus....mine is a true story...a friend of mine from HS ended up going with the circus and she worked there for years...I was not sure if I was going or not til the last minute but I waited too long to rent a room on the train so there was no more space left so I did not go...I told my mom if I don't come home tonite that means I went with the circus...drove that poor woman crazy sometimes...with the crazy stuff I would do...

Nothing

Nothing matters

Nothing really matters

Nothing really matters to me

You're never really doing nothing

cuz you're always doing something

breathing

blinking

thinking

eating

drinking

feeling

seeing

hearing

sitting

laying

standing

walking

skipping

tripping

falling

teaching

learning

Nothing really is something....isn't it?

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt....write a poem about nothing...

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Invisible Thoughts

An invisible hand 

writing invisible words 

on an invisible page

An invisible ear

listens but does it hear

what it is trying to say

An invisible brain

gathering invisible thoughts

that seem to drift away

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about an invisible hand writing

How Is One Supposed to Dream

Don't ever say anything 

will always be out of reach

How is one supposed to dream

if that is what you preach

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about something that will always be out of reach

The Concept of Royalty

With the concept of royalty

ridiculous comes to mind

I really fail to see

the reason or the rhyme

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about the concept of royalty...

The Best Advice

The first thing that comes to mind

about the best advice

is don't say anything at all

if you can't say something nice

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt ...write a poem about the best advice you ever had...

Our Place in the Universe

Our place in the Universe is very small

but that's no reason not to give it our all

Author's Notes/Comments: 

WPOM poetry prompt...write a poem about our place in the Universe...