Legs

Last week, I asked Facebook friends for nouns and verbs, thinking it would be a great interactive way to spark some short poetry. I was not disappointed. Today, I'm using the verb "elongate," posted by Priscilla H. (thanks, P!). Again, like "shower," I could've gone gutter-side, but I'm keeping things quasi-clean. Read on for the short poem.

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Shower

Can a poem a day keep the doctor away? Dunno. But it sounds like a good writing practice to get the creative juices flowing. And what better way to come up with freestyle poetry than to ask Facebook peeps for nouns and verbs, right? Well, I guess it could go horribly wrong. After all, this is the Internet. And so far, no one wants to be dirty. In fact, my first word was the verb "shower." Yes, yes, I know. This could be dirty, but I'm keeping it clean. Sort of. Read on for the short poem inspired by Kelly W. (you know who you are). Thanks, Kelly!

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The Sleepless Seven

Too hyped for sleeping last night, I tried calming my brain by jotting down the first seven words (or things) that popped into my noggin. Thinking the act of writing these words would be enough to lull me to sleep, I planned on creating a silly little story from them later, but my brain was on overdrive and my pen shouted, "Don't stop!"
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