April 16, 2015: LB Sedlacek

Create a poem in 20 minutes:

1) get out your smart phone, timer, stopwatch, whatever you use for keeping time

2) get out your notepad and pen or computer or whatever you use for writing

2) set the timer and just start writing a poem, no editing, no looking up words, no looking up anything about your creation on the internet, no worries about form or subject, line breaks, etc. — simply write for exactly 20 minutes

The poem can be of any length. Once your 20 minutes are up – that’s when you can edit, polish, put it into a form if you want to.

Submitted by LB Sedlacek.

If you write a poem from this prompt, post it as a comment underneath the prompt in the Poetry Super Highway Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/poetrysuperhighway


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