General Poetry posted April 1, 2024

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by tempeste

Leaders won't stop staging, waging war
Rampant egos gauging, raging more

Tyburn poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a six line poem consisting of 2, 2, 2, 2, 9, 9 syllables.

The first four lines rhyme or near rhyme and are all descriptive words. The last two lines rhyme and incorporate the first, second, third and fourth lines as the 5th through 8th syllables.



Planting gardens, sowing, hoeing grounds.
Sunshine keeps all growing, mowing mounds.

30 minutes before the deadline , I noticed my 3rd and 4th words were wrong.

I edited and just put two new words but I realised they were weak.

My luck , my first reviewer Julie Helms kindly suggested two great alternatives.

Rampant egos gauging, raging more

Unchecked egos, aging , raging more.

Thanks Julie for your support!

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