Today’s prompt: “For today’s prompt, I want you to write a poem about an object (or objects). Though you don’t have to confine yourself to straight up description, I do want you to focus on object and/or make it a central piece of your poem.”

I’m running out of steam! Only – ack! – 19 more days (and poems) to go!
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The Legacy
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A scratched and scarred table
Dominates the dining room.
Its cherry surface gleams despite
Six children for three meals a day:
Forty years of spills and water spots.
Every nick and chip bears witness
To games, crafts, homework assignments
Carried out on its expanse.
A new generation now scrapes and scuffs
Their way through growing up
As Grandma and Grandpa smile.

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