General Poetry posted November 8, 2018

This work has reached the exceptional level
a sad 5-7-5

Not So Merry Christmas

by DonandVicki

5-7-5 Contest Winner 
cold Christmas mourning
hungry homeless man huddles
under unsold trees

Writing Prompt
Write a 5-7-5 Poem! This is a poem with only three lines. The catch is there is a strict syllable count. The first line has 5 syllables, second 7, third 5 again. See an example and details in the announcement.

Contest Winner


The poor man is mourning
right along with the homeless trees.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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