Humor Poetry posted November 8, 2017


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What happens when one does not accept the truth

Shoe Shopping Blues

by HarryT

Tyburn poetry Contest Winner 
Eyeing
Trying
Crying
Buying
Woman shopping eyeing, trying shoes
Nothing fits right, crying, buying blues

 

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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