Visual Prompt: refuge in the library

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 when a poem doesn’t show up. The visual prompt below reminded me that we have many friends at the library on the shelves and those characters will always welcome us and give us a place to go when when we need it most.

Photo, with thanks, by Steven Shooter unsplash

Here’s the poem that this picture prompted me to write:


This is my refuge,
my cozy den,
where characters live
and welcome me in.
It's my well
and my garden,
the place where I go
to quench my thirst
and feed my soul.

©Danna Smith at all rights reserved

Now it’s your turn

Look at the visual prompt above. Does it spark any ideas? Now 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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