General Poetry posted November 9, 2017


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The Dreaded Tyburn Poem - Contest Entry

Caught Cold

by Ogden


sneezing   
wheezing 
easing 
pleasing  

This cold's got me sneezing, wheezing, sick.
I hope it starts easing, pleasing, quick!   



Tyburn poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
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 first, second, third, and fourth lines as the 5th through 8th syllables.

Syllable Count

line 1 - 2 syllables
line 2 - 2 syllables
line 3 - 2 syllables
line 4 - 2 syllables
line 5 - 9 syllables
line 6 - 9 syllables
Example

Myself

Sowing (2 syllables)
Hoeing (2 syllables)
Growing (2 syllables)
Mowing (2 syllables)

Planting gardens, sowing, hoeing grounds. (9 syllables)
Sunshine keeps all growing, mowing mounds.(9 syllables)
- written by Marion Gibson
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