In updating the main Poets Online website, I was reminded of two pages from 1999. They were poetry random line generators that I had created and used as a prompt.
Both pages will generate a random line that can be used to start a poem or just give you an idea for a poem based on the line. You could even generate multiple lines and try putting them together as a poem.
The idea is that it will generate a line that you would not have thought of, and because there is randomness in the process, you will get some interesting combinations of words and phrases.
I like this one that came up for me today “After the rain of our imagination, young lovers sing.”
The pages are still online, so give them a try if you need a jumpstart.