There’s a website for poets called The Prose. Poets/Authors create challenges on there to spur on creative thinking and writing for other poets. I know it sounds super cheesy and all but I really enjoy it. I don’t create a lot on there. I just browse the challenges to see if there is anything that piques my interest. About two months ago, there was a challenge called “Micropoetry.” It was a challenge to write a poem in 32 words or less. I wrote this one called “Raindrops and Ripples.” It didn’t win, but I figured I could share it here. Enjoy.
One drop of rain
Can start a chain
Of ripples felt a mile away.
And one good deed
Can plant a seed
That grows to save a world in need.
The poem is pretty straightforward and simple. The message is that nothing you do, no matter how seemingly small, is insignificant. Any good deed that you do will impact the world around in a positive way somehow.
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