April 18, 2016: Poetry Writing Prompt – Carlton Johnson

In the Greek story of Laocoon, the father and two sons are fed to giant serpents after attempting to expose the ruse of the Trojan Horse. Virgil has Laocoon saying the phrase “Do not trust the Horse, Trojans. Whatever it is, I fear the Greek even bearing gifts.”

Write a poem about a ‘gift’ was received and had perilous consequences.


This poetry writing prompt submitted by Carlton Johnson.

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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