General Poetry posted May 24, 2021

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25 word poem.

Broken Promises

by Jill McCauslin

Decaying daisies
half-empty tequila bottle
spilled coffee
scattered mail

Shattered glass
tangled cables
fallen textbooks

Abandoned apartment
Broken lease
No forwarding address

One crushed heart


25 Words writing prompt entry
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This contest requires entrants to write a poem using exactly 25 words. Can you do it?


A 25 word poem to capture the heartbreak of an unexpected breakup.

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