Share A Story In A Poem

Poetry Contest
In this contest you are challenged to write a poem that tells a story and also rhymes. Please note in the example below how the poem follows a specific rhyme scheme (aa,bb).

An example:
    I'll tell you the story of Cloony the Clown (a)
    Who worked in a circus that came through town. (a)
    His shoes were too big and his hat was too small, (b)
    But he just wasn't, just wasn't funny at all. (b)
    He had a trombone to play loud silly tunes, (a)
    He had a green dog and a thousand balloons. (a)
    He was floppy and sloppy and skinny and tall, (b)
    But he just wasn't, just wasn't funny at all. (b)

    Exceprt from Cloony The Clown
    by Shel Silverstein


This type of rhyme scheme lends itself well to storytelling (specifically storytelling for children) but you are not required to follow this rhyme scheme.

The winner takes away a $100 cash prize. All writers will receive feedback for their submission.

Deadline: Dec 3rd

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