Weekly Writing Prompt

“Spring is like a perhaps hand / (which comes carefully / out of Nowhere) arranging / a window, into which people look,” writes E. E. Cummings, using the image of a hand and its actions to describe the nature of spring. His musings go on in the poem to make various imaginative leaps, but its twists and turns are held together by the shared exploration of a specific subject. This week, as spring comes on, try writing your own poem that begins with, “Spring is like…” and explores the season through simile.

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