I have had a terrible itch to write the past few days but nothing came. So I tried something different. I Googled "Writing Prompts for Poems" and came up with tons of ideas. So I browsed the prompts and wrote down the words or phrases that I liked: Standing in line The sound of silence Overgrown Trust issues Locked in a jar On shaky ground Life-as planned Dear Reader Some things are meant to be Strangest dreams From these words, I came up with the poem below. I call it "Some Things Are Meant To Be". Not my best work, and I didn't use everything, but I like the way it turned out. See what you think. :) Dear reader some things are meant to be The sound of silence overgrown under the lid of this jar I've got trust issues and stand on shaky ground giving me the strangest dreams Life- not as planned but some things are meant to be Copyright (C) 2020 Penny Wilson So what tricks do you use to get your self inspired to write?