Children Poetry posted February 8, 2019

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A baby brings joy even when you lose sleep.

Hush Baby Hush

by Brigitte Elko

Hush, hush sweet baby
It's after midnight, sleep tight
One more kiss, night night

After Midnight 5-7-5 writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a simple 5-7-5 syllable count poem on the topic of "After Midnight."

First line has 5 syllables
Second line has 7 syllables
Third line has 5 syllables

Only the 3 lines, no multiple 5-7-5's.
Any topic; serious, humorous, horror, your choice.
Haiku or Senryu restrictions don't apply.

Only 2 rules:
No sound effects.
No author notes. Your title and 5-7-5 must say it all.


Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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