General Poetry posted July 26, 2019


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Amphion poetry

Endless Summer Days

by Sugarray77

Amphion Poetry Contest Contest Winner 
Wild roses blossom, grow en masse,
blue cloudless skies,
soft summer sighs,
my languid daydreams flit and pass.

Coy, lazy tease,
of timid breeze.

I lay upon my back and gaze,
our hammock bed,
enfolds my head,
these peaceful, tranquil, endless days.

Writing Prompt
For this contest, please write an Amphion poem using the following rules.

Amphion poetry is a ten line poem. It can be broken it into three stanzas, or it can be written without breaks. It is written in iambic meter with a rhyme scheme of abba, cc, deed. The syllable count per line is 8,4,4,8 4,4 8,4,4,8.

Example:

Soft twilight air is shaded blue
Cool breezes blow
As stars all glow
Reflecting lights of purest hue

Dim half-light wanes
Dark window panes

These minutes ceding day to night
Sift like the sands
Through open hands
Eternal moments lost from sight

Melissa

Amphion Poetry Contest
Contest Winner


Amphion poetry form is a ten line poem that is written in iambic meter with a rhyme scheme of abba, cc, deed with a syllable count of 8,4,4,8. 4,4, 8,4,4,8. It is usually centered on the page.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


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