Colorful Toothed Wheels

The Prompt

We want you to write one poem of average contemporary length. The structure/rhythm is entirely up to you, but make sure you pay close attention to the following two details. These are the important parts of the prompt. These are what will stimulate that poetic brain of yours.

Scenery/Vibe: The cogs of an overactive mind. You’re on the inside, looking through the thought catalog as the wisdom spins and churns. It’s dark. You’re focused.

Poem’s Message: That the mind is a beautifully complex machine, and that it should never be taken for granted.

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Try this prompt for size and create something based on it. If you do write something, please share it with us in one way or another. Tag us in a post, post it in the comments, send it to us in an email – we’d love to read your work.

Who knows? If you send something our way and we really like the way you write, we might just offer you a discount on our editing services. Or we might even edit a few chapters for free. It’s worth a try on your part.

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DISCLAIMER: These prompts are here for you to use however you like. You can use them to aid you and give inspiration for competitions, or even for full-length poetry collections. They’re yours. Consider them your little gift – from us, to you. Do with them as you wish!

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