The Multiverse of Poetry

A Prompted Poem on Different Versions

Adam Deitsch
Mar 31 · 2 min read
Photo by Tom Barrett on Unsplash

they come in any form
when poetry is born

there are odes
you’ll find prose

some are on strict structure
others have no real measure

syllables drive the rhythm of a few
like the quick bits of joy that are haiku

you can also read a sonnet
if that’s something that freshens your bonnet

let us not forget the limerick
jestful, biting and full of kick

maybe you’d prefer the parameters
of a poem in iambic pentameter

the truth is that poems can take many shapes
it’s an artform that we should truly appreciate

I’m sure there are plenty I’ve forgotten, or even worse
in this poem about the different versions of the poem multiverse

What better noun to utilize the poetry prompt of different versions for a diverse poetry blog like The Brain is a Noodle than poems? I had a blast writing this. If you’d like to give this a go, check out the original prompt in Lucy Dan 蛋小姐 (she/her/她)’s poem on tacos here:

Check out a group of haikus in this delicious post from JF here:

Check out more poetry from the author here:

The Brain is a Noodle

A nice piping hot bowl of soul healing noodles — in bite-sized form. Daily poetry prompts! 🧠🍜

Adam Deitsch

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Adam is an Environmental Science student and Climate Speaker. He’s is a contributing author for several Medium publications, and founder of Just The Recipe.

The Brain is a Noodle

A place for all things bite-sized! A collection of poetry and shortform pieces! 🧠🍜 We have daily poetry prompts, weekly shortform prompts and now introducing, monthly essay prompts!

Adam Deitsch

Written by

Adam is an Environmental Science student and Climate Speaker. He’s is a contributing author for several Medium publications, and founder of Just The Recipe.

The Brain is a Noodle

A place for all things bite-sized! A collection of poetry and shortform pieces! 🧠🍜 We have daily poetry prompts, weekly shortform prompts and now introducing, monthly essay prompts!

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