Visual Prompt: A Reader’s Prayer

We’ve all been there, pen in hand, waiting for a poem to arrive. Poetry prompts are a great way to get the juices flowing on those inevitable days with a poem doesn’t show up.

Photo, with thanks, by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

The visual prompt above spoke to me. There is nothing more relaxing than taking some “me time” and climbing into bed with a good book (or ten). Here’s the poem that this picture prompted me to write:

Now it’s your turn

Look at the visual prompt of the woman with books. Does it spark any ideas? Write a poem in any form (free verse, rhyme, acrostic, etc.). Feel free to leave your prompted poem in the comments below (scroll way down).

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As always, thank you for popping in!

4 thoughts on “Visual Prompt: A Reader’s Prayer

  1. Here I lay, with book in hands. Far away from life’s demands.
    Other adventures I have had, surround me as I lie in bed.
    A new adventure on every page, a place to go at any age.

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    1. Barbi, I love this! Thank you for sharing. And, yes, I love how books give us a way to adventure without physically leaving home (especially important right now during the pandemic!).

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