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Monday Poetry Prompt: Embarrassing


This week let’s write an embarrassing poem. Let’s be proud of the poem but describe some event or situation of which you are less than proud. Or own it! Just because you forgot your trousers doesn’t mean you didn’t ace the test.

Post your poem in the comments below.



About Bartholomew Barker

Bartholomew Barker is one of the organizers of Living Poetry, a collection of poets and poetry lovers in the Triangle region of North Carolina. Born and raised in Ohio, studied in Chicago, he worked in Connecticut for nearly twenty years before moving to Hillsborough where he makes money as a computer programmer to fund his poetry habit.


10 thoughts on “Monday Poetry Prompt: Embarrassing

  1. a senyru:

    Something feels wrong. Oops.
    My panties are on backward.
    At least no one knows!

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by JeanMarie | September 16, 2019, 4:03 PM
  2. Figured out why he
    is such a spoiled child, uh oh
    his mom just heard me

    Liked by 1 person

    Posted by Lisa Tomey | September 16, 2019, 7:19 AM
  3. front crossing brassieres
    have merits except bending
    it’s all falls out there

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by Lisa Tomey | September 16, 2019, 7:17 AM
  4. six grade was the pits
    falling off my chair red faced
    happy to have underwear

    Liked by 2 people

    Posted by Lisa Tomey | September 16, 2019, 7:15 AM

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