General Poetry posted January 14, 2017

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Essence poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write an essence poem.

The Essence, created by Emily Romano is a short, structured form of two-lines, six syllables each with an end rhyme and internal rhyme.

Example #1:
Winds howl; snow overwhelms
the owl, and cowls the elms.

Published in P.O.E.T.S., Volume II 1981 & The Ties That Bind, 2005

Copyright © 1981 Emily Romano

Another first for me...this is the first essence poem that I've done as far as I can recall. It's very short and sweet, so I tried to write something that said a lot in few words...hope it worked
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