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STARDUST IN AN OCTELLE Free Poetry Contest Details

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Deadline8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Contest Description

hello sweet soupers... let's try an exciting form called


created by Emily Romano, the poem consists of eight lines using personification and symbolism in a telling manner.

the syllable count structure for this verse is:

 8, 8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8

rhyme scheme is aa/bb/cc/aa... the first two lines and the last two lines are identical.


Dead End by Emily Romano

Dilly- dally, shilly- shally,
Sorrow loiters in the alley;
Poverty’s hung out to dry
While the hungry children cry;
Cost of ghetto life is dear -
More than bread is needed here.
Dilly- dally, shilly-shally,
Sorrow loiters in the alley.

the theme for this challenge is STARDUST, just ONE, NEW, ORIGINAL piece is needed...


i am looking for creative appeal, flow of substance and emotional energy

* kindly put your name( in case i need to soupy you), date of poem, and contest title

* post under VERSE

quality poems will be considered, so write down the bones

enjoy and fire away!


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