What to Submit?
WRITE ME A TYBURN
1. a great title
2. exciting rhymes
3. bring it together, make sense
4. include explanation, only if your tyburn needs it
5. new and dated/NO names
A tyburn is a six line poem consisting of 2,2,2,2,9,9 syllables. The first four lines rhyme and are all descriptive words. The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th lines as the 5th to 8th syllables.
See my poem “LEAVING THE PASSENGERS BEHIND”
Wow me for glory! Have fun
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.
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.