Lamp Lighter Summertime Fun

Poetry Contest

The Lamp Light Style Poetry was developed by FanStory member meeshu. Because it's summertime and because the poet extraordinaire could probably use a bit of a lift to his spirits about now, your entry should be a Lamp Light Style Poem [see all details below!] with a cheerful, uplifting theme for Summer. Choice of cheery topic is completely up to you, but, as always, your goal is to make us all smile so much that we have to vote for yours!! On your mark. Get set. Alliterate!

Lamp Light Style Poetry.
3 verses -- 4 lines each -- syllable count-- line one-10, line two-5, line three-3 line four-1.
Choose ANY three consonant sounds: example R,S,T.
line 1--R (alliterated) 10 syls.
line 2--S (alliterated) 5 syls.
line 3--S (alliterated) 3 syls.
line 4--S 1 syl.
line 1--T (alliterated) 10 syls.
line 2--R (alliterated) 5 syls.
line 3--R (alliterated) 3 syls.
line 4--R 1 syl.
line 1--S (alliterated) 10 syls.
line 2--T (alliterated) 5 syls.
line 3--T (alliterated) 5 syls.
line 4--T 1 syl.

a lonesome lion leads me to the lamp
for phoenix follows
freed from fire

the swollen seas shimmer from the shoreline
let last light linger
love not lost

first forgiveness, fortune's fate is finite
seek solid standing
soon sacred

any consonants you chose but the alliteration order is:
line 1-AA
lines 2,3,4-BB

line 5-CC
lines 6,7,8-AA

line 9-BB
lines 10,11,12-CC

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Created by Y. M. Roger
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This is a poetry contest. Write a submission based on the above prompt. See contest announcement.

This contest requires "blind" entries. That means your posted work will have no means to identify you when viewed. Your name and other information will not be shown. Fan notifications will not be sent for work posted in this contest. It will still be available in your portfolio and treated like all other posts. But when viewed information to identify it with you will not be shown until after the voting is completed.

The contest winner will win half of the prize pool which is based on the number of entries. The second and third place winners will each share the remaining prize pool. The prize pool is currently . There are 12 spots still open. If all open spots are used the prize pool will be 90.00 member dollars. At least 2 submissions must be made for the vote to begin.

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A voting booth will be created shortly after the deadline is reached. At that time all participants will be contacted so they can vote.

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A vote by writers will determine the winner. The decision is final. All members that submit a work are encouraged to vote.

One entry per person. New entries to the site only.

Deadline: Friday, July 12th at 08:32 AM EST.

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Writing Prompt Discussions

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 Error in the Instructions!!! Y. M. Roger 0 Jul 9 12:12 PM by Y. M. Roger

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