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Senryu
Write a senryu with the syllable count of 5-7-5.
Senryu is usually sarcastic or humorous and mostly is concerned with human nature. See poetry dances for an example.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  9 of 18 45.00 member dollars rjuselius
Disco Inferno Poem
For all of you disco fans... Write a poem of any form or style in appreciation of the disco era. Burn baby, burn!
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  18 of 18 None Contests
Write A Modern Fable
Write a short fable-like story where the last sentence starts with: "And the moral of the story is". This can be on any subject, true or fictional, and can be in any voice, as long as the moral is stated in the last line. A new twist on an old fable is also allowed. Be creative and have fun! Maximum word count: 300
5.00 member dollars  Flash Fiction  18 of 18 None Contests
War
Write a story where a character is in war or is about to be in war. Fiction or non-fiction.
5.00 member dollars  Fiction  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars Contests
Disguised
Write a story where one of the characters is in a disguise.
5.00 member dollars  Fiction  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars Contests
'Royal' Family Contest
Poetry contest... Give your poem the title of one of the three royal cards of any suit... example "King of Hearts" or "Jack of Diamonds". There are four suits : clubs spades diamonds or hearts. Then interpret it in any way you want. Any style is acceptable . Please see my entry as an example.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars RYME4U
Word Rescue
The English language seems to be ever-changing. New words appear while older words either acquire new meaning or sink into the quicksand of contemporary electronic communication. Let's take umbrage at this process and join the campaign to "Save a Word". Select an English word you feel is in danger of extinction or electronic warping from its original meaning. Argue passionately for its preservation in its pure form or as a last resort, even suggest a new meaning for it...just save it! Use it in a catchy jingle (remember those?) for FanStory or in a tome on brain surgery...but use it. Show its enduring beauty...polish it to its original luster...make us cry, laugh, rage...just Save a Word...now.
5.00 member dollars  Not Specific  13 of 18 25.00 member dollars Deniz22
He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
Write a love poem. It can be humorous, romantic or spiritual.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  15 of 18 15.00 member dollars Contests
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