Humor Poetry posted July 15, 2020

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Write A Sonnet Contest Entry

Fortunetelling (acrostic sonnet)

by DragonSkulls

Found deep within the woods, I saw her there,
 Outside the wagon, tending to her fire.
  Requesting from the gypsy what she'll share,
   To tell me of the future I desire.
    Upon the steps of her vardo I stood.
    'Neath satin she revealed her crystal ball.
      Each cryptic word she spoke it understood.
       The moments passed and then it told her all.
        Embracing each misfortune she foretold,
         Left questioning if what she said was truth.
        "Let not your heart be set on member gold,
          It's doubtful that this prompt will go to booth.
           No deadline can be reached until there's five.
            Go enter something else that might survive."


Write A Sonnet writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a sonnet. A sonnet is a poem of 14 lines. It follows a strict rhyme scheme. It is often about love. Instructions and examples.

Numerous sites have told me that fortunetelling is one word.

Vardo is a Romanian word for a gypsy wagon.

At the time of this posting there were only 3 entries in this contest. It takes 5 to go to booth. This has rolled over once already and it looks like it may roll over again.

Don't fear the sonnet.

Thanks for reading.

Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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