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Writing Prompt

Write a poem that starts with a joke.  For example: The (blank) crossed the street and.... 

(credit to Porsha O.)

Writing Prompt

Write a poem about an unlikely character going on a likely journey.  

Ex: Taking Jesus to a Trader Joes; taking beyonce to your yoga class, taking Doug Funnie to the bar, etc

Writing Prompt

Write about something silly you lied about as a child, and re-tell it as an exaggerated truth.

Writing Prompt

What does your rebellion look like?