Poetry Prompt 21 – Strip Tease!

write a poem in which someone takes their clothes off for an unusual reason

 

Today’s prompt is to write a poem in which someone takes their clothes off for an unusual reason.

You might like to consider:

  • Should you tell a real story or an imagined one?
  • Who is going to take their clothes off and why?
  • What are they wearing?
  • Are they going to remove their clothes or will they be removed by someone or something else?
  • Should your poem be funny or serious?
  • Should the undressing be a central part of your poem or not?
  • Could the undressing form part of a series of strange events?
  • Should you consider a metaphorical undressing (e.g. your protagonist could bare their emotions rather than their body) either alongside or instead of a physical undressing?

Happy reading, happy writing -and if you do write, don’t forget to post your poem (in full or as a link) in the comments below so we can all enjoy it.

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33 Responses to Poetry Prompt 21 – Strip Tease!

  1. What a fascinating topic. See what I can do.

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  2. mtanub says:

    I did mine. lets see how it goes.

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  5. CC Champagne says:

    Yup, I’m in… *smile*

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  6. CC Champagne says:

    Well, would be better if I posted the link too, right? *sigh* http://ccchampagne.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/stripping-down/

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  7. Louise Allan says:

    Ha ha! Now I see where Tricia’s poem came from!

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  9. This one was also inspired by a photo project I came across today “Sticks and Stones” http://voicelessfricative.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/sticks-and-stones/

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  11. PookyH says:

    My effort today tells the story of an ageing life model. Well, why not?! https://pookypoetry.wordpress.com/2014/05/21/wobbly-bits/

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  12. Dean says:

    Head, shoulders, knees and toes
    Knees and toes
    Head, shoulders, knees and toes
    Knees and toes
    Now turn around and take off your clothes
    Head, shoulders, knees and toes
    Knees and toes. 🙂

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