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Palindrome Poetry Contest Entry

A chapter in the book Of Poets and Poetry

Inspired by Mirrors

by ~Dovey

Reflection
In
Symmetry
perfection in imagery -
entrance Soul's inward glance
shimmering magically --
~Inspired~
magically shimmering -
glance inward, Soul's entrance --
imagery in perfection -
Symmetry
In
Reflection


Palindrome Poetry contest entry

Recognized


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Palindrome Poetry (in the style of word unit poetry)
Source: (shadowpoetry.com)

Also Known as Mirrored Poetry

A palindrome, by definition, is a word, phrase, verse, sentence, or even poem that reads the same forward or backward. It stems from the Greek word palindromos: palin, meaning again, and dromos, meaning a running. Combining the two together, the Greek meaning gives us, running back again...


Examples of famous Palindromes: (One line sentences in the true form of Palindromes) Source: http://realchange.org/pal/authors.htm

John Taylor, "The Water Poet"
"Lewd did I live, & evil I did dwel." 1614

(An interesting article about John Taylor: http://theshakespeareblog.com/2012/07/john-taylor-the-water-poet/)

Leigh Mercer
"A man, a plan, a canal: Panama" 1948 (source: O.V. Michaelsen)
"Straw? No, too stupid a fad. I put soot on warts."

"Sums are not set as a test on Erasmus."

Peter Hilton, British code-breaker on the team that solved the Enigma code
"Doc, note. I dissent. A fast never prevents a fatness. I diet on cod." 1943 (Source: "The Codebreakers")


Alastair Reid, British poet
"T. Eliot, top bard, notes putrid tang emanating, is sad. I'd assign it a name: gnat dirt upset on drab pot toilet." 1960
(http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/alastair-reid)


J. A. Lindon
"Cigar? Toss it in a can. It is so tragic."
"Dennis and Edna sinned"

"Lager, sir, is regal."

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