Monday, April 9, 2018

Battle on the I-5 (A Poem for Day Nine of PAD)

For today’s prompt (day nine), take the phrase “Battle (blank);” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “Battle Tested,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “Battle of the Bands,” and “Battle of the Bulge.”

Photo of Volkswagen Bug from

Battle on the I-5

Somewhere behind
the windshield smear
of bugs that didn’t make it,
innocent passersby are
slugged, Volkswagens trundle
off down the highway.


[Please note that all prompts have been copied from the Writer's Digest Poetic Asides website.]

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