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Prompt #140, It’s Post Your Poems Day!

January 30, 2013


In The Eye of the Beholder

We Write Poems:
Was it spiders, snapping turtles, or maybe worms?  How about that grumpy neighbor down the street?  Was it your first car, maybe something of a wreck, yet a beauty within your own eye?  Our prompt suggested finding something you regard as beautiful, yet that others might consider ugly – and from that observation write your poem.  Did you really kiss any frogs along the way, find your prince (or princess, we suppose)?

A gentle exercise in point of view.  Dreams or nightmares, time now please to share your poetic results with us here.  And our thanks for your imagination!

Review the original prompt as you wish.

little pencilPlease now, share your poem with us.  Leave a link to your poem in a comment below.  Leave the poem itself if you don’t have a blog.  If you have questions about We Write Poems and our prompt-and-poem process, or you’re new here at WWP, please read our about page.

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  1. January 30, 2013 12:18 am

    No, not so much early this week, as very very late. This being my poem to the prompt last before this. And yep, it really took me this long and three revisions to arrive at this (nearly final) draft. (Or maybe I can claim the high road and say, I’m just demonstrating that late is never too late at WWP!)

    solo anagram

  2. January 30, 2013 12:45 am

    I did ‘t write mine until just now, because the prompt niggled at me all week without result!

  3. January 30, 2013 1:45 am

    Sticking with the “beauty in the eye of the beholder” part of the prompt, here is my take!

  4. January 30, 2013 3:33 am

    Is it Wednesday already? Time flies.

    no words but grace

  5. January 30, 2013 4:43 am

    Not at all sure about this one, but mine is here:


  6. January 30, 2013 4:56 am

    Hi everyone, here’s mine:

  7. January 30, 2013 4:59 am

    Some of you have read the poem already. I had written its outline when The Sunday Whirl posted its list of words. The poem got written faster.

  8. January 30, 2013 5:35 am

    Enjoying the quiet…of the ‘now’.

  9. January 30, 2013 6:25 am

    This concept was difficult for me to write as a poem I felt like writing an essay about this.

  10. January 30, 2013 6:55 am

    Warning! Contains macabre material: Still Life

  11. January 30, 2013 8:08 am

    What I think is an
    interesting bunch, many will just toss away.

  12. January 30, 2013 8:43 am

    Thank you, for the prompt and space to share. 🙂

  13. January 30, 2013 10:12 am

    This one was quite a challenge for me.

  14. January 30, 2013 12:09 pm
    I’ve been thinking about this for a long time – the beauty in the broken, old, rejected, harsh…

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