Today's Writing Prompt

Just for Fun (5-7-5)

Poetry Contest

Can you make 'em smile in only 17 syllables spread out in three lines of 5-7-5. No other rules apply! Don't worry about kigos, punctuation, concrete imagery etc. Do whatever works.
Example:

Don't eat yellow snow
It's not healthy as you know
Besides, it tastes bad!

This is just for fun, so be creative and let your imaginations run wild.

 


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This is a poetry contest. Write a submission based on the above prompt. Write something fun and lighthearted that might put a smile on someone's face. Do it in only 17 syllables, using the 5-7-5 format. There are no restrictions or other rules. Have some fun..;-0 starkat originally created this popular writing prompt contest.

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The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently . There are 10 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. At least 5 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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Deadline: Tuesday, December 12th at 01:58 AM EST.

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