General Poetry posted November 8, 2020

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Little boy's empathy for his friend. **

Jake Cries Alone

by Cynthia Adams1

Wet my bed when they
screech at me in dreams but Jake
has no Mom to come


5-7-5 writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a 5-7-5 Poem! This is a poem with only three lines. The catch is there is a strict syllable count. The first line has 5 syllables, second 7, third 5 again. See an example and details in the announcement.

** I am blown away by the natural empathy of kids.
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