We had a very good experience today. After reading the prompt this morning we felt a little panicked; only lameness was resonating as we tried lines and titles on, and the possibility of a really bad poem day loomed. But we trusted in our subconscious, gave it her assignment, and just waited. An idea emerged on the commute home that I could live with.
Today's prompt from the Writer's Digest Poem a Day challenge (you get to pick on Tuesdays, it seems):
Write an optimistic poem. The glass is half full.As you can read, I went both minimalist, and whole-hog (and a little Basho):
Write a pessimistic poem. The glass is half empty.
One hundred percent
the tall clear glass
sitting on your counter
is blind to what it holds
Neil is kind of intense, and in case you're a glass-half-empty kind of person, you deserve this: