Showing prompts for August 1st, 2020 until August 20th, 2020.

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A billion poets

I'm so blessed
That in an ocean, saturated
With the heart's blood
Of a billion poets
You choose to drown
In mine.

#vsspoem prompt for August 20th, 2020: Blood


Stuck in a prologue,
Once upon desire —
Afraid to lose
What we don't have
We dream the lives
Of paths not taken.

#vsspoem prompt for August 19th, 2020: Prologue

Best features

My flaws include
Some of my
Best features.

#vsspoem prompt for August 18th, 2020: Flaw

Seek companions

On route to happiness,
Seek companions —
Not passengers.

#vsspoem prompt for August 17th, 2020: Passenger


Do not
Get stuck on loss —
Life, like love and beauty
Is too fleeting.

#vsspoem prompt for August 16th, 2020: Fleeting


A necessary evil,
An undesired taste.
Welcomed like a dark cloud
In a heatwave —
Reluctant and temporary.

#vsspoem prompt for August 15th, 2020: Heatwave

Dark momentum

This dark momentum,
The forward rage we ride
Started out a breeze,
A mere soothing
Wind of change —
Back in the long-forgotten
Age of innocence.

#vsspoem prompt for August 14th, 2020: Forget


Revel in unbound addiction —
Feed the flame
Until but ash remains.

#vsspoem prompt for August 13th, 2020: Soul

Sell the cow

One should not
Sell the cow
To buy
A cheese.

#vsspoem prompt for August 12th, 2020: Cheese

Where only darkness lies

Even the brave
Blindly plummet
Into depths
Where only
Darkness lies.

#vsspoem prompt for August 11th, 2020: Plummet

Echo answered

When Absence
Called the space between,
Only Echo answered.
"It's like I am
Not even here."
Even here.

#vsspoem prompt for August 10th, 2020: Echo


What has been
Seen, heard, or felt,
Will never fully vanish.

#vsspoem prompt for August 9th, 2020: Vanish


Is a

#vsspoem prompt for August 8th, 2020: Villain

Rubber soul

My rubber soul —
Hit me
With all you have
And I'll happily
Bounce along.

#vsspoem prompt for August 7th, 2020: Bounce

Less genuine

The more practiced,
The less genuine.

#vsspoem prompt for August 6th, 2020: Practice

Choose your own

Your own

#vsspoem prompt for August 5th, 2020: Misery

Silent melodies

Emotion, bleeding.
Words unspoken.
Silent melodies of love,
Until the heart
Gives in — or out.

#vsspoem prompt for August 4th, 2020: Repeat

Worth learning

But one lesson
Is worth learning —
There are none.

#vsspoem prompt for August 3rd, 2020: Lesson

Poor taste

Not all roses are red,
Not all violets are blue.
Not all clichés
Are in poor taste,
When properly used.

#vsspoem prompt for August 2nd, 2020: Cliche

Despite myself

Happy —
Despite myself

#vsspoem prompt for August 1st, 2020: Despite
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