Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompt #364; Theme: Let the Good Times Roll

Every Wednesday, upon waking, I check the Writer’s Digest website for the prompt so I can have all day to brainstorm.  This morning, I simply asked my three-year-old daughter, “So, what do you think about ‘letting the good times roll’?”, and she said, “Play-doh!”, so that’s how I came up with this.

playdoh

 Play-Doh Fun

A good time is all rolled up
in variety of color and cup—
purple spaghetti with orange meatballs,
kangaroo crackers,
and stickies for the wall;

blueberries that are red,
raspberries that are blue,
cookie cutters that are borrowed,
and peas like pearls in a queue;

elephants with cattails,
horses with ponytails,
and fork work like inverted Braille;

neon green hamburgers and hot pink hotdogs
reshaped into swirly planets with rings,
and stripes mixed with polka dots;

shapeless shapes,
smileys from pencil pokes,
and handprints stained with newsprint;

bows for Minnie Mouse,
plugs for her ears,
and beanbag chairs for the dollhouse;

more bows for Minnie,
something for the bellybutton,
and toes with royal jelly for din-dinny;

it’s all in fun,
only to be stretched and folded,
and put away again.

http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/wednesday-poetry-prompts-364

 

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