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Your favorite tail rhyme, past or present - Poetry Contest


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Black Eyed Susan

 Contest Name

Your favorite tail rhyme, past or present

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Contest Dealine

12/14/2012 12:00:00 AM

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 Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on the theme of your favorite tail rhyme, past or present. 
Tail rhyme is the only acceptable form - I prefer only 1 verse but will accept 2 (as in a series of 2 for a total of 12 lines)NO NAMES on entries!

Tail rhyme Definition
( rime couée ) This is a French form consisting of two rhymes. First there is a rhyming couplet of normally of eight syllables then a third and shorter line [4 or 5 syllables ]. There is another couplet that rhymes with the first one and the sixth, shorter line that rhymes with the third line. This gives us a suggested pattern : aabccb

a dark exanple:

I could kill you by overdose
But then you’d become comatose
What’s death without fear?

Better to do it very slow
A little poison in your Coke
Watch you disappear


First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory

Preparing Your Entry

Submit one copy of your poem online. Format your poem. Please make your entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts. 

English Language

Poems should be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.

A Note to Poetry Contestants

You are welcome to enter this contest, whether or not you won a prize in one of my previous contests.