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Write a poem of any type that makes your reader laugh.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  Not Displayed  General  8 of 18 50.00 member dollars Contests
write a senryu
write one senryu.


- a senryu is a short, to the point "quip" - clever, witty, sharp, sarcastic remark or comment - about the human condition

- it has 1-4 interconnecting lines in less than 17 syllables

- irony and/or satire about human conditions with dry wit and/or a play on words is required


*no rhyme in any way
*no pictures/artwork
*no author's notes at all

*lowercase except for "proper names"
*as little punctuation as possible


*for more than one line, the title must look like this:
senryu (first line).

*for one line, the title must look like this:
senryu (first word).


*see details in announcement for some examples
5.00 member dollars  Non-Fiction  Displayed  General  1 of 18 85.00 member dollars shelley kaye
A Shorter Short Work
Write a shorter version of a Short story that you've already posted on the site.

1)(The most important rule)--The word count of the original story has to be above 2000 words and the word count of the story you submit (the short version) has to be below 700 words.
2)Mention the link to your original work in the Author Notes (because some may be interested in reading the original, long version.)
3)Prose only.
4)Mention the word count of both the stories in the Author notes.
Example, Original version - 2578
Short Version - 678
5)The title should be something like this - 'title of the original story' (Short Version)
For example, The Blue Mountain (Short Version)
6)The artwork should also be similar to the original story's artwork.
5.00 member dollars  Not Specific  Displayed  General  16 of 18 10.00 member dollars Kausar_Javeria
Funny poem about your job
Write a humorous poem about your job. It can be any job, but it has to rhyme.
5.00 member dollars  Poetry  Not Displayed  Humor  15 of 18 15.00 member dollars Contests
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