Commentary and Philosophy Poetry posted January 28, 2018


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A Tyburn contest entry.

With Age Comes Wisdom

by Sharon Meda

Tyburn poetry Contest Winner 
Growing
Knowing
Slowing
Showing
Keen teens learn through growing, knowing stage
Wise eyes teach while slowing, showing age

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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