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Couplet- any theme, any length

Contest Judged:  5/4/2020 8:18:00 AM
Sponsored by: Constance La France | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?     

Couplet   

new poem, ***syllable count 8 -10 syllables only per line *** and write as many couplets as you want 1 or 2 or 4 or many, your choice.

Definition


COUPLET, a pair of lines of verse, which are welded together by an identity of rhyme. The New English Dict. derives the use of the word from the French couplet, signifying two pieces of iron riveted or hinged together. In rhymed verse two lines which complete a meaning in themselves are particularly known as a couplet. 

Example (J. Kilmer - Trees):

I THINK that I shall never see (a)
A poem lovely as a tree. (a)

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest (b)
Against the sweet earth's flowing breast; (b)

 

****Preparing Your Entry-  Check spelling, grammar, syllables, rhyming, presentation. Contact me by soupmail if you have any questions.  I will be using PS Grammar Checker, RhymeZone and HowManySyllables to verify your poems. 

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