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lanturne poem (Poets corner poetry challenge)

Poets corner poetry challenge: Lanturne poem

The Lanturne is a five-line verse shaped like a Japanese lantern with a syllabic pattern of one, two, three, four, one.

Good luck everyone.

Example

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Swift
Winds blow
threatening,
a tornado
grows.

Copyright © 2003 Crystal Rose

Eyes,

meet eyes,

lips tell lies,

heart rejoices,

still

 © Apurva

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Song title poem

Poetry Challenge: Song title poem.

BY HARRY

A poetry challenge with a difference, which i thought up myself.

A poem made up completely from song titles only.

No additional words to be added.

 It doe’s not need to rhyme and can be any length.

The poem should have a theme: love, travel, places, etc.

Get those fingers and minds working.

Sparks fly,

when I see you smile,

Enchanted,

Mesmerised.

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Saying Goodbye

Poets corner Poetry challenge: Monorhyme

A Monorhyme is a poem in which all the lines have the same end rhyme.

You can have 5, 10, 15 lines etc.

Saying goodbye is never easy,

Tears in eyes, heart heavy,

Overwhelmed mind, gushing memories,

of days gone by, in a jiffy,

If only you’d say, I’m not ready…

© Apurva

Phone woes (Poets corner Poetry Challenge)

Poetry challenge: Tetractys

Tetractys, a poetic form invented by Ray Stebbing.

They consist of 5 lines containing 1, 2, 3, 4,10 syllables (total of 20).

Tetractys can be written with more than one verse, but you must write with an inverted syllable count.

Tetractys can also be reversed and written 10, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Double Tetractys:  1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2, 1

Example

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freedom

free
from you
your ego
your blaming me
i am a free spirit who has no past

Copyright © 2001 Terri Anthony

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Phone-

light, smart,

attractive,

heavy duty,

can do all, time to call, no battery!

© Apurva

Poets corner Poetry Challenge (Diamante)

Poetry challenge: Diamante

A diamante  poem is made up of 7 lines using a set structure:

Line 1:  Beginning subject

Line 2:  Two describing words about line 1

Line 3:  Three doing words about line 1

Line 4: A  short phrase about line 1, a short phrase about line 7

Line 5:  Three doing words about line 7

Line 6:  Two describing words about line 7

Line 7:  End subject

When a diamante poem is written it takes on the shape of a diamond.

Example of a poem below.

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Bike

shiny, quiet

pedalling, spinning, weaving

whizzing round corners, zooming along roads

racing, roaring, speeding

fast, loud

car

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Holidays

slow, free

Laughing, lazying, chatting

Doing what you love, loving what you do,

smiling, thinking, talking,

fast-paced, busy,

Life

© Apurva

That little girl I know (ABC Poem)

Poetry Challenge: ABC Poem

Ready for another challenge

The challenge is straight forward this time.

Write an ABC poem from A to Z.

Have fun with your entries.

Alone,

By herself,

 Cheerful and gay,

 Doing what she loves,

Ever inspired, as some say,

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