General Poetry posted October 9, 2019

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Upon hearing a noise during a power outage at night


by Marilyn Lou Berry

Dark, alone, power out, footsteps, fear

1-9-1 Poem writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem. But do using only 11 syllables. The first line should have one syllable. The second line has 9 syllables. The third line has 1 syllable. It's the same as the 5-7-5 format but with a 1-9-1 syllable count. There are no restrictions or other rules.

Scary memories of childhood
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