Day 18 – How

Today’s Prompt: Use the same word for the first and the last word of your poem.


by Angel Dawson

How do you eat an elephant?

Just one bite at a time –

Sometimes the simplest solutions

Get lost in the sublime.

So next time you feel overwhelmed

With elephant, whale or cow,

Remember, just start – take that bite!

A bite at a time is how.


Sometimes things do seem awfully overwhelming (like posting 17 poems before midnight of April 30th. This year.) but if you just take that step, take that first bite and START, it’ll be a whole lot easier than you thought… Good luck with your elephants!

About One Day Closer To My Dream Life

Hi, I'm Angel, and I'm so glad you stopped by. Although Life took me down another road, since childhood I have loved writing and the power of language to evoke feelings and memories, to communicate with the hundreds of people we come into contact with and build relationships with along the way, and to impart ideas with. It's high time that I reunite with my old pleasure and passion, and start writing down all those words that are rushing around aimlessly in my head, jostling with each other to be heard. Sometimes we most fear doing what we love most in case it doesn't work out as we hope, but sometimes we just need to take that chance regardless! Who knows, maybe those words and plots and characters will take me on a journey that others will get to share with me, and lead me one step closer to living my dream life... I hope so!
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