General Poetry posted July 9, 2017


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A Diatelle Poem with prescribed syllables and rhyme

The Power of a Sigh

by bmethner

Air
Exhaled
With hiss railed
Pressure released
The voice of the soul wailed
Like hell's ferociously fierce beast
Blazes like the sun rising in the east
Quietly declared psychological warfare
Expanding intention like baker's yeast
Creating space for breath at least
Clutching anger's guardrail
Raw edge decreased
Voices quailed
Inhaled
Glare



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Writing Prompt
Write a diatelle for this poetry contest. A diatelle has a set syllable count and a set rhyme.


The syllable count is: 1-2-3-4-6-8-10-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. The rhyme patter is: abbcbccaccbcbba. It is usually displayed centered. See an example here.


Sometime words just can't express what we feel
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