General Poetry posted December 6, 2017

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Animal Haiku

Swamp Dragon

by June Sargent

Animal haiku Contest Winner 
on gossamer wings
he soars over his kingdom
dragon of the swamp

Writing Prompt
Write a haiku concerning an animal.
-17 syllables or less
-two grammatically interconnected lines of concrete imagery
-a satori (an a-ha moment of insight)
-avoid capital letters and filler words for better word economy
-personification allowed
-one illustration (separate from poem)
-default color presentation (black text, gray background)
-use only fs basic editor
-no music, animation or special effects whatsoever

Animal haiku
Contest Winner
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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