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my poem Albatross has been published in Poets in the Spotlight on shelves at end of month
I have just recently heard that my acrostic Dar-es-Salaam Harbour is a finalist in the National poetry of Anthology plus they liked The Lovers enough to want to publish it too Great days
The National Poetry Anthology 2014 is now available on book shelves If you would like the ISBN e-mail me

Fantasy a new contest


Blog Posted:6/19/2013 11:53:00 AM

Please read the rules carefully

Min 8 lines

Max 19 lines

Please date your poem and no names on poems

any form is acceptable

If you don't date you will get a lower place after dated poems


PICTURE THIS

 

I am walking through the woods 

when I espy a hidden trail leading

I approaching it wondering  why

I had never noticed it before

I head down it parting the fern leaves

I pass through and stand agape

at what is spread out before me 


Now Write me a poem of what you saw and did

16 lines max and at least 8 lines long please 


Make it as  exciting and mysterious as you can good luck

Shadow x smiles

ps I  am partial to Villanelle's
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  1. Date: 6/19/2013 11:06:00 PM
    Good idea, Shadow!! That is great that you like villanelles too! Hey, what is going on here today? I think I saw this same blog posted earlier this evening, but none of the recent posts have many comments. Is everyone dead out there today!!!

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    Hamilton Avatar Shadow Hamilton Date: 6/20/2013 5:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it has been quiet maybe people are writing. Glad you like the idea. Yes I love the strict structure of Villanelles an exacting form but well worth the effort gl in contest Shadow x smiles

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Abecedarian contest
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My Poems

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Date PostedPoem TitleFormCategories
8/20/2014SunHaikusun,
8/19/2014Through The MistFree versenature,weather,
8/18/2014Time TravelVersetime,travel,
8/16/2014Piano VisionsVersemusic,
8/13/2014Skirl Of The PiperVersecelebration,life,music,so
8/12/2014WandererVerseadventure,journey,travel,
8/9/2014Exquisitely EnchantingVersechild,childhood,joy,
8/7/2014Sky LarkHaikuappreciation,bird,song,
8/6/2014A PuffVersemoon,sky,stars,
8/5/2014The FeatherVersechild,native american,nat
8/4/2014A Seed SproutsAbecedarianflower,
8/4/2014Fishy TaleAbecedarianfish,
8/2/2014Relentless TimeVerselife,time,
7/27/2014Danger LurksVillanelleconflict,holocaust,life,
7/26/2014Strangly Odd 3Enclosed Rhymefantasy,introspection,spa
7/17/2014Animals AlivePersonificationcat,
7/17/2014Moon Beams a WayraVersemoon,nature,
7/16/2014Strangly Odd 2Enclosed Rhymemystery,science fiction,
7/14/2014Night ShadowVersemoon,night,sky,
7/14/2014Door To A WayraVerselife,
7/14/2014Silver BeamsHaikusilver,water,
7/5/2014ReaffirmedVersesummer,
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