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  • February 22nd, 2011 | 8:23 AM
Poetry Push - List Poems 02/22/11



Here's today Poetry Push for List Poems. It's a great way to warm-up your poetic muscles for the day. If you want to read more about list poems, check out the original post.

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What does this prompt make you think of? Brainstorm a list first. What's puzzling to you right now? What are the pieces you need to complete something? Or maybe go off in a completely different way. This is just a warm-up, so don't spend a lot of time on it, five to ten minutes to create a list poem inspired by the Poetry Push card above. For some examples from previous weeks, click on the poetry push tag at the bottom of this post.

Make sure to add your name to the poem when you post it.

Have fun!
There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.



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(Anonymous)
February 22nd, 2011 09:04 pm (UTC)
Many pieces to this puzzle
Still haven't found them all
Don't know that I ever will
Where do we all fit

Like pieces of the puzzle

Facing life's challenges
As they come one by one
One day at a time sometimes
That's all that can be done

Like pieces of the puzzle

Will we find all the pieces?
Will we reach our goals?
These are questions to which
We may never find answers

Like pieces of the puzzle

The puzzle of life.

- Anne McKenna
susanwrites
February 25th, 2011 06:31 am (UTC)
You captured the frustration of life's puzzles very well, Anne. We may never know the answers, but at least we keep trying to put the pieces in the right order.
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patty1943
February 23rd, 2011 02:08 am (UTC)
Nice!
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susanwrites
February 25th, 2011 06:30 am (UTC)
Lovely images in this one, Jenn and the ending twists and yet fits. :) Thank you for sharing. (Sorry for the delay.)
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