PROMPT # 342 – NOT AN EXIT

Sitting at my desk, I look up to see a placard over the door that says “NOT AN EXIT.” But it leads to a room with a sign over its other door that clearly reads “EXIT.” So would it be a “Prelude to an Exit?” Whatever. Today you have another choice to make. Write an EXIT poem. Or Write a NOT AN EXIT poem. Decide if you want to leave a situation or remain in the one you’ve been in.

MARIE’S ENTRANCE:

I’m an introvert.
I feel the need to exit
before I enter.

© Marie Elena Good, 2021

WALT’S EXIT:

POETIC ESCAPE

I get lost in my words.
Every thought leaves me
to wax poetic; it is therapeutic.
Poetry is an escape that takes me
to distant places, to see loving faces,
to share traces of myself, to fly
a mile high then to land again.
To share my heart and soul,
to lose control and be verbose,
or closerthanthisclose. I go
where my words take me.
They are an escape, not an exit!

© Walter J Wojtanik - 2021