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Do you know how to wrap?
In this contest I want you to write a Wrapped Refrain. The Wrapped Refrain was created by Jan Turner, consists of 2 or more stanzas of 6 lines each;
Meter: 8,8,8,8,12,12 and Rhyme Scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c.
Refrain rule: In each stanza the first 4 syllables (or 4 single-syllable words) in the first line must be the last 4 syllables (or 4 single-syllable words) at the end of the last line. This is what wraps each stanza with a repeated refrain ...thus, the Wrapped Refrain.
This is open to any genre. Let's have some fun with it.
Here is an example:
Let's Steal Away to Meet Again
Let's steal away to some place cool,
with rivulets that foam and pool
beneath a wooded, shady shore
that frames the rocks with sycamore.
The afternoon has just begun; without delay,
let's meet beneath the shaded sun...let's steal away.
Let's meet again where once we knew
the buttercups with golden dew;
we scurried to our hidden spot
where I recall forget-me-not.
And, we shall have the promised dreams that we did then,
as we revisit hideaways...let's meet again.
Copyright © 2007 Jan Turner
|5.00 member dollars||Poetry||11 of 18||35.00 member dollars||Dawn of Tomorrow|
I Am Not Perfect
Write a poem about a flaw that you see in yourself.
|5.00 member dollars||Poetry||17 of 18||5.00 member dollars||Contests|
The Enjoyment of Eating!
The enjoyment of eating! Yes, the contest entries can be about eating enjoyment, but they can also be about enjoyable times that happened while eating. Topic does not have to be addressed directly, but must be incorporated into piece. Readers should be able to laugh at the entries! Any type of submission, poetry, non-fiction, fiction, etc., is welcome. Works must be 300 words or less. Word count must be listed in author's notes.
|5.00 member dollars||Not Specific||13 of 18||25.00 member dollars||Contests|
5-7-5 byebye blackbird
Write a 5-7-5 syllable poem about a bird.
-no author's notes
-two color presentation
-no animation, music or videos
-artwork allowed but poem MUST stand alone
|5.00 member dollars||Poetry||5 of 18||65.00 member dollars||rjuselius|
Best Served Cold
Write a flash fiction tale of REVENGE. Maximum 800 words. This can be in any genre and can range from a light-hearted prank to a murderous act of vengeance. Clever twists and irony encouraged.
|5.00 member dollars||Flash Fiction||18 of 18||None||Contests|
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