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Finding Your Musette

Contest Judged:  4/15/2020 5:45:00 PM
Sponsored by: Joseph May | Send Soup Mail
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Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on any theme using the Musette Form. lines only. This form is not listed on Poetry Soup. 

The Musette,  created by Emily Romano, is a poem that consists of 3 verses of 3 lines each. Lines 1 and 3 have two syllables, and line two has 4 syllables. So it's 2-4-2.

 The rhyme scheme is aba, cdc, efe. The title should reflect the poem's content.

 Check rhymes with rhymezone.

 Date Your Poem, No Names, Have Fun Soupers! 


            Birds Of Happiness

Rare sight—
Eastern bluebirds

Blue wings
Flutter, tugging
Heart strings . . .

Bring luck,
Great happiness
To pluck.

 Margaret R. Smith.



First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Twelve Honorable Mentions

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.