Sports Poetry posted February 24, 2010


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Admiring those flying men at the Olympic Games

Those Flying Men

by amada

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Skiers

Unfolding awe

In the Olympic Games

Have dreams of silver, gold, and bronze.

They fly upside down and twirl six feet up

Arms emulating soaring wings

Poets of gravity

White grace airborne

Skiers.


Writing Prompt
Write a poem with a strict syllable count. Starting your first line with a two syllable word, you then consecutively increase the number of syllables per line by two. i.e. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Then down again, 8, 6, 4, 2 Making the final line the same two syllable word you began with. See examples in the announcement.

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