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Like many others, I write to fill an inner need, rather than an expectation of success or acclaim. In my writing, I strive to work and craft an idea or thought in a new way, sometimes achieving something worthwhile, other times failing miserably. Constructive comments are greatly appreciated and honest compliments gratefully accepted.


Re: Pen a Pantoum Contest

Blog Posted:12/1/2020 7:02:00 AM

Although the contest specifically asked for a series of rhyming quatrains following the Shadow Poetry guidelines,the Soup's description of Pantoum makes rhyme optional and I will accept a non-rhyming Pantoum.

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Date: 12/12/2020 4:15:00 PM
Can I submit a poem already posted years ago on poetry soup?
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Date: 12/1/2020 1:40:00 PM
I've seen some that way and they can be quite beautiful. It at least gives more opportunity for those who do not like to rhyme like Eve and I do!!
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Date: 12/1/2020 6:05:00 PM
Thanks Andrea
Date: 12/1/2020 11:54:00 AM
I love the rhyming Pantoum so much better, but yes Soup does have it the original and the newer version. But it does state the original form was Rhyming. In all my Pantoum contest I prefer the rhyme.
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Date: 12/1/2020 1:44:00 PM
Thanks Eve, as an occasional rhymer myself, I agree but as Andrea notes allowing rhyme and non-rhyme does increase opportunity.

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