Breaking the Sentence

Write a poem that is simply a list of things.

Here is an example:

 
"Letter to Milwaukee" by Roger Mitchell
The empty stapler, the unsharpened pencil, 
The dry rubberstamp of a dead executive, 
Instructions for the care of lenses, 
The closed pipe case, recipes for soap,  
Unanswered letters from Puerto Rico, 
Back issues still in plain brown wrappers,  
Bookmarks stuck into slanted texts 
Like flags in the sides of whales 
Hunted by other men in another time. 

http://iblog.stjschool.org/poetry/2017/03/22/ode-to-the-yard-sale/

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