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God's Work

Poetry Prompt

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Posted by Writing Prompter on 5.13.14

Anne Carson's poem "God's Work" opens with the line: "Moonlight in the kitchen is a sign of God." Have you ever experienced a moment like this? This week, write a poem about noticing tiny glimpses of the workings of some higher power. Are these signs comforting or reassuring? Are they motivating, as they are in Carson's poem? If you are not a spiritual person, write about the signs that remind you how much work needs to be done to make our world a better place.

Reader Comments

  • vcowart0205 says...

    i write poems from the heart not revising them from others. i make mine origional and have written more than 40 poems i know of so far and i have gotten it from my step-mom and that's when it all began. i really want to publish them and haven't gotten the chance.

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