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STARDUST IN AN OCTELLE - Poetry Contest

 

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nette onclaud

Contest Name

STARDUST IN AN OCTELLE

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8/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

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Contest Description


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

 octelle...

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.



example:

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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love and hugggs