Poetry topic idea: escaping

Today’s poetry topic idea is escaping.  There are different ways to apply the idea of escaping in a poem.  A person could write about:

  • A person escaping something harsh, like captivity.
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  • A person escaping something mundane, like a boring meeting.
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  • The idea of a vacation as an escape.
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  • Escaping in a light fashion, like someone escaping from a date that isn’t going well.
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  • Escaping from different points of view, such as the person escaping or a person who might not want that person to escape (e.g. a prisoner and a prison guard).
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  • Escaping metaphorically, like a person escaping a way of thinking.
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